Raising Carlito

Presented by Natasha Miller


"Raising Carlito" is a personal narrative documentary that highlights the challenges of imprisoned women of color raising their children from behind bars. A film that follows a 10- year-old Carlito as he's being raised in Detroit by his Aunt, his grandmother, and by his mother from prison.



About the Artist

Natasha T Miller is a Detroit, MI native, a performance poet, LGBTQ activist, film producer, and founder of the “Artists Inn Detroit”(a bed and breakfast for artists). Natasha has been a member of four national slam teams, starred in a national Sprite commercial, a Shinola CNN ad, and she is a three time Women of the World Poetry Slam top-five finalist. She has awed audiences across the world at more than a hundred universities, and venues, performing in stadiums for as many as thirty thousand people. She has been featured in magazines such as Vogue, Entrepreneur, Elle and many more. Natasha currently tours nationally and internationally using her words to enlighten, create equality, and most importantly spread truth, and forgiveness in the tradition of so many great leaders before her.