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Filmmaker in Focus: Micah Fink

Posted  September 13, 2014  by  Jonathan

SPOILERS AHEAD This isn’t mentioned in the film but shortly after his first visit back to Jamaica, the Royal Canadian police found a pressure cooker filled with nails, a bomb, on Maurice’s front step and they had to remove it. The Abominable Crime directed by Micah Fink, is a story about a mother’s love for […]

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Filmmaker in Focus: Robert Yao Ramesar

Posted  September 12, 2014  by  Jonathan

I was on location when the earthquake struck Haiti. There were people who I literally loved there who I feared might be dead. I felt trapped on set and had trouble sleeping. When I finally slept, it was a really deep slumber and I had a dream about the bride and groom in the ruined […]

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Documentary, acting workshops to take place at ttff/14

Posted  September 12, 2014  by  Jonathan

In addition to screening films, the ttff seeks to facilitate the growth of the Caribbean film industry by hosting workshops, panel discussions, seminars and networking opportunities. Two works being held over the first weekend (Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 September) of the ttff/14 are on documentary filmmaking and acting. Documentary masterclass University of the West […]

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Spike Lee biographer to host film appreciation workshop at ttff/14

Posted  September 11, 2014  by  Jonathan

In addition to screening films, the ttff seeks to facilitate the growth of the Caribbean film industry by hosting workshops, panel discussions, seminars and networking opportunities. One of the workshops taking place at ttff/14 is one on film appreciation. It takes a variety of talents and interests to foster a healthy and thriving film industry. […]

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Filmmaker in Focus: Lacey Schwartz

Posted  September 11, 2014  by  Jonathan

Throughout history and for various reasons, many people who are not white have passed for white. But how many people have passed without knowing they were doing so? That is precisely what the documentary Little White Lie, a deeply personal film by Lacey Schwartz, is about. It is also a film about family secrets, deception, […]

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