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Film festival selections screen as part of Art Society exhibition

Posted  November 10, 2014

The ttff is pleased to be collaborating with the Art Society of Trinidad and Tobago in screening several films as part of the society’s November group exhibition. This Wednesday 19th September at 7.00pm, two films will be shown: Smallman: The World My Father Made (Mariel Brown/T&T/10′, a ttff/13 world premiere) and Luise Kimme: I Always […]

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ttff/13 selection about Grenada Revolution to screen in Tobago

Posted  November 7, 2014

Forward Ever: The Killing of a Revolution, a feature-length documentary about the 1979 Grenada revolution and the murder of prime minister Maurice Bishop four years later, will have its Tobago premiere at the Kariwak Hotel on Sunday November 9, at 6.00pm. Directed and produced by Bruce Paddington, the film has been screened in sixteen countries […]

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Film festival hosts cinematic tribute to Geoffrey Holder

Posted  October 21, 2014

The trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff) is pleased to host a screening of the award-winning documentary Carmen and Geoffrey, next Friday, 31 October, at its office at 199 Belmont Circular Road in Belmont. A tribute to the actor and dancer Geoffrey Holder, who died earlier this month at the age of 84, the screening takes place […]

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Film in Focus: Siddharth

Posted  October 7, 2014

WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD Siddharth is a film about the value of children. The director, Richie Mehta, is a Canadian filmmaker. His first film was Amal (2007). In 2013, Siddharth, his second feature, premiered at the Venice Film Festival. On the website for the film, in the director’s notes, Mehta writes: “In 2010, I met a […]

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Film in Focus: Mother of George

Posted  October 6, 2014

WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD Even though I have seen many African diaspora films, I did not have a specific film vocabulary for Nigerian films because I haven’t been exposed to that cinema. I am very pleased that my initiation into that world comes via Andrew Dosunmu. Andrew Dosunmu is a Nigerian photographer and filmmaker who came […]

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