Just Another Girl on the I.R.T. (1992)


Chantel Mitchell, a hip, articulate, black high-school girl in Brooklyn, is determined not to become “just another girl on the IRT” (the IRT is one of NYC’s subway lines). She dreams of medical school, a family, and an escape from the generational poverty and street-corner life her friends seem to have accepted as their lot. But personal and sexual challenges confront Chantel on her way to fulfilling these dreams.

Director: Leslie Harris.
Writer: Leslie Harris.
Stars: Ariyan A. Johnson, Kevin Thigpen, Ebony Jerido, Chequita Jackson, Jerard Washington, Tony Wilkes, Karen Robinson, Johnny Roses, Kisha Richardson, Monet Dunham, Wendell Moore, William Badgett, Laura Ross, Rasha Mella, Ron L. Cox, Richie Carter, Mwata Cofer, Shawn King, Gary Perez, Lynn Franklin, Erwin Wilson, Louis Thomas Jr., Nicholas B. Carter, Jasmine Thomas, Moise Dominque.

1993 Sundance Film Festival – Nominated for the Grand Jury Prize – Dramatic.


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