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Caribbean films in progress to get boost from film market in Argentina

Posted  November 17, 2015

In an effort to bridge the Caribbean and Latin American film industries, the trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff) and the Caribbean Film Mart (CFM) are partnering with Ventana Sur to present five Caribbean feature films in post-production at the Argentinian film market in December. Javier Fernandez Cuarto, the artistic coordinator of Blood Window, the largest Latin […]

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Showcase of Caribbean films to screen at Edinburgh Short Film Festival

Posted  November 9, 2015

A package of short Caribbean films—all previous selections of the trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff)—will screen at the Edinburgh Short Film Festival (ESFF) on Saturday 14 November. The screenings of these short films form part of an exchange between ttff and ESFF. A package of short films from ESFF screened at ttff/15 in September. “We are […]

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Festival round-up: the bpTT Youth Jury and Prize

Posted  October 7, 2015

Five young people got the chance of lifetime when they sat on the bpTT youth jury at the 2015 trinidad + tobago film festival (ttff/15), which ran from September 15–29. The initiative was conceived in 2014, as a way of stimulating interest in and a critical appreciation for independent film among Trinidad and Tobago’s youth. […]

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Caribbean films to screen at International Short Film Festival Mauritius

Posted  October 6, 2015

A package of five short Caribbean films—all previous selections of the trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff)—will screen at île Courts, the International Short Film Festival of Mauritius (ISFFM), which takes place from 6–10 October. The screenings of these short films form part of an exchange between the ttff and ISFFM. A package of short films from […]

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Film in focus: Vanishing Sail

Posted  October 2, 2015

WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD The documentary Vanishing Sail, directed by Alexis Andrews, won the People’s Choice Award for Best Feature Documentary at the ttff/15. Our blogger, Aurora Herrera, attended the screening of the film on Saturday 26 September, where Andrews was present. “Life is too short for instant coffee and Rice Krispies.” – John Smith This […]

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