Jeremy James Fokuoh
Country of Origin
English teacher Kofi Frimpong is starting classes once again for immigrants at a local language school in Toronto. Before starting the lesson, Taranjit Bains interrupts him to ask where the instructor is. Unsatisfied that Mr. Frimpong is teaching the class, Taranjit does not return. This isn’t the first time Mr. Frimpong’s legitimacy to teach the subject has been questioned, but it eats away at him nonetheless.
Director Biography – Jeremy James Fokuoh
Jeremy James Fokuoh is a filmmaker and editor from Toronto, Ontario. Born and raised in North York, Fokuoh grew up doing a lot of observing in his community. Raised by immigrant parents of Ghanaian descent, he was encouraged to turn his observations into storytelling. Combining storytelling with his love for visuals and detail, Fokuoh realized that visual storytelling was his calling. His unique view on everyday life and interactions are a key element in what he offers to the development and creation of a film. Fokuoh has directed three documentaries and two short films. He currently works for the National Basketball League of Canada as an editor and producer. Fokuoh has always believed in respect and empathy and applies that philosophy to his work and co-workers. He graduated from St. Clair College with a diploma in Journalism and a graduate certificate in Media Convergence. He later graduated from Fanshawe College with a graduate certificate in Advanced Filmmaking.