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Call for volunteers for ttff/14

Posted  July 8, 2014  by  Jonathan

The trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff) wants you! We are looking for volunteers for the ninth edition of the Festival, which takes place from 16-30 September 2014. We welcome people of all ages who love movies and who share a commitment to supporting the growth of a vibrant film culture here in Trinidad and Tobago. As […]

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Amnesty International and ttff establish new human rights prize

Posted  July 8, 2014  by  Jonathan

In an effort to support the promotion of human rights in Trinidad and Tobago and the Caribbean, Amnesty International (AI) and the trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff) have established a human rights film prize. The Amnesty International Human Rights Prize will be awarded annually to the maker of the Caribbean film screened at ttff which best […]

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Free talk on early history of cinema at film festival office

Posted  June 13, 2014  by  Jonathan

The ttff, in collaboration with the US Embassy, is pleased to host an informal talk on the early history of cinema and the appreciation of film at its offices at 199 Belmont Circular Road, Belmont on Tuesday 17 June at 6.30pm. Ms Leslie J Taubman, PhD, will give the talk, which is entitled “Cinema as […]

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Screening of Calypso Rose documentary for Street Arts Festival

Posted  June 4, 2014  by  Jonathan

When Calypso Rose visited West Africa several years ago, admiring audiences gave her the name “the Lioness of the Jungle”. Eventually that name would work its way into the title of a documentary film being made at the time about Rose, born McCartha Lewis in 1940 in Bethel, Tobago. Entitled Calypso Rose: Lioness of the […]

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Call for applications for RBC Focus: Filmmakers’ Immersion 2014

Posted  June 4, 2014  by  Jonathan

RBC Focus: Filmmakers’ Immersion 2014 Presented by ttff + RBC Royal Bank 23–27 September 2014 Application deadline: July 11 The trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff), in association with RBC Royal Bank, invites applications for the fourth annual RBC Focus: Filmmakers’ Immersion. Mission and objective RBC Focus: Filmmakers’ Immersion is an intensive development programme that provides ten […]

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