Netflix series, “Trinkets”, reveals the story of three teenagers who all come from different neighborhoods in Portland, Oregon. The Netflix series addresses different struggles through the characters’ lives such as abuse, loss, social classes, and sexual curiosity. It covers complex matters yet includes amusement, diversity, and originality. “Trinkets” gained a lot of positive attention from viewers on Netflix and brought interest to Portland, Oregon. The executive producer and showrunner, Sarah Goldfinger, “loved Portland as a character” (❡6). She had visited Portland previously and decided to create the show all on location. “‘Portland is a very telegenic city,’ says Goldfinger. ‘Whether it means to be or not. Everywhere you look, there’s something interesting to see’” (❡8). “Trinkets” films in Oregon destinations such as Lake Oswego, Seaside, and Gladstone. The locations in Portland play a very significant role in the show, making the city an essential character; The show truly captures the beauty and diversity of Oregon.
This blog post was written by Krista Pham, our intern.
The article that inspired this piece can be found, here.