Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...
HBO Boss Says Issa Rae's Series Casting Now, Slightly Different in Tone from Web Series, Don't Expect Until 2016/2017 HBO Boss Says Issa Rae's Series Casting Now, Slightly Different in Tone from Web Series, Don't Expect Until 2016/2017 Nice! Lupita Nyong’o Will Star in Danai Gurira's Liberia Civil War Drama ''Eclipsed' Nice! Lupita Nyong’o Will Star in Danai Gurira's Liberia Civil War Drama ''Eclipsed' John Legend and His Get Lifted Production Company to Executive Produce WGN America's 'Underground' John Legend and His Get Lifted Production Company to Executive Produce WGN America's 'Underground' Marvel Hopes to Release a New Netflix Series Every 6 Months - Including 'Luke Cage' & 'The Defenders' of Course Marvel Hopes to Release a New Netflix Series Every 6 Months - Including 'Luke Cage' & 'The Defenders' of Course Queen Latifah Will Play Wiz and Mary J. Blige Is Evillene in NBC's Musical Production of 'The Wiz' Queen Latifah Will Play Wiz and Mary J. Blige Is Evillene in NBC's Musical Production of 'The Wiz' 'Shaft' Reboot Draws 'Black-ish' Creator Kenya Barris as Writer - Studio Aiming for Something More Comedic 'Shaft' Reboot Draws 'Black-ish' Creator Kenya Barris as Writer - Studio Aiming for Something More Comedic NBC Rethinks Broadcast Runs for New Summer Comedies, 'Mr. Robinson' & 'The Carmichael Show' NBC Rethinks Broadcast Runs for New Summer Comedies, 'Mr. Robinson' & 'The Carmichael Show' Here's the List of Films & TV Series Coming to (and Leaving) Netflix's Streaming Library in August Here's the List of Films & TV Series Coming to (and Leaving) Netflix's Streaming Library in August 'Key & Peele' Will End After Its Current Season 'Key & Peele' Will End After Its Current Season Disney Channel & Disney XD Casting Directors Holding Online Casting Call for Diverse Actors, Age 10-17 Disney Channel & Disney XD Casting Directors Holding Online Casting Call for Diverse Actors, Age 10-17 Oprah Winfrey Presents Landmark 7-Night Event Series 'Belief' Premiering October 18 (Trailer) Oprah Winfrey Presents Landmark 7-Night Event Series 'Belief' Premiering October 18 (Trailer) Watch 5 Clips From TV One Original Movie 'Runaway Island' - Premieres This Saturday, July 25 Watch 5 Clips From TV One Original Movie 'Runaway Island' - Premieres This Saturday, July 25 MTV Has Made Its 'White People' Documentary Available Online - Watch It Here MTV Has Made Its 'White People' Documentary Available Online - Watch It Here Check Out the Official Theatrical Trailer for Stanley Nelson’s 'The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution' Check Out the Official Theatrical Trailer for Stanley Nelson’s 'The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution' Starz Announces Return Date for Original Series 'Power' + New Key Art + Trailer Starz Announces Return Date for Original Series 'Power' + New Key Art + Trailer Why Was Janet Hubert (Aunt Viv) Really Replaced on 'Fresh Prince of Bel-Air'? Buzzfeed Investigates Why Was Janet Hubert (Aunt Viv) Really Replaced on 'Fresh Prince of Bel-Air'? Buzzfeed Investigates Third 'Best Man' Movie Gets a Title, an Official 2016 Release Date & A Most Unexpected Wedding Third 'Best Man' Movie Gets a Title, an Official 2016 Release Date & A Most Unexpected Wedding Aaron McGruder Finally Explains Why He Left 'The Boondocks' Aaron McGruder Finally Explains Why He Left 'The Boondocks' Netflix Explains Why It Doesn't Always Have That Film Or TV Show You Really Want To See (Video) Netflix Explains Why It Doesn't Always Have That Film Or TV Show You Really Want To See (Video) Tichina Arnold Says She Talked To Martin Lawrence About Doing A 'Martin' Movie... Tichina Arnold Says She Talked To Martin Lawrence About Doing A 'Martin' Movie...

Trinidad+Tobago Film Festival Presents Caribbean Showcase in Havana

Photo of Jai Tiggett By Jai Tiggett | Shadow and Act December 10, 2013 at 3:50PM

For the second year in a row, Trinidad+Tobago Film Festival will present a showcase of narrative and documentary films representing the Caribbean at the upcoming Havana Film Festival in Cuba.
0
'Vivre'
'Vivre'

For the second year in a row, Trinidad+Tobago Film Festival will present a showcase of narrative and documentary films representing the Caribbean at the upcoming Havana Film Festival in Cuba. 

More details from the press release below: 

Entitled Caribbean Calling, the showcase comprises four feature-length and five short narrative and documentary films, all of which screened either at this year’s ttff or the ttff/12. The films represent a wide cross-section of the non-Spanish speaking Caribbean, and come from countries such as Aruba, Barbados, Martinique and Trinidad and Tobago.

Officially known as the International Festival of New Latin American Cinema, the HFF - which, in its 35th year, is the oldest film festival in the region, runs from December 5-15. Caribbean Calling takes place from December 6-10.

The lineup is as follows:

Features

Broken Stones (Guetty Felin, Haiti, 2012)

Payday (Selwyne Browne, Barbados, 2013)

Poetry Is an Island: Derek Walcott (Ida Does, Suriname/Aruba/The Netherlands, 2013)

Songs of Redemption (Miquel Galofré + Amanda Sans, Jamaica/Spain, 2013)

Shorts

Auntie (Lisa Harewood, Barbados, 2013)

The Gardener (Jo Henriques, Aruba, 2013)

One Good Deed (Juliette McCawley, T&T, 2012)

Passage (Kareem Mortimer, Bahamas, 2013)

Vivre (Maharaki, Martinique, 2013)


A number of the filmmakers with work in Caribbean Calling will be in Havana to introduce their films and engage in Q&A sessions after the screenings.

In addition to the Caribbean films in the showcase, Bruce Paddington’s documentary on the Grenada Revolution, Forward Ever: The Killing of a Revolution, which had its world premiere at the ttff/13, will screen at the HFF as an official selection.

"Cuba, with its great cinematic tradition, has long been a byword in the wider world for Caribbean cinema," said Jonathan Ali, ttff Editorial Director, and one of two ttff team members who will attend the HFF. "We are therefore pleased to once again present at Havana a showcase of films reflecting the rich diversity of contemporary Caribbean cinema, both in terms of style and content."

Find more on the showcase, and ttff, at the festival's website HERE.


Shadow & ActNewsletter