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Ray Funk brings Calypso Craze to Carnival Film Series

Posted  January 20, 2015

For the third year in a row, the trinidad and tobago film festival (ttff) will feature a presentation of never-before-seen footage of vintage calypso, pan and mas, by Alaska-based retired judge and Carnival researcher, Ray Funk. This event—the final installment in the ttff’s Carnival Film Series (CFS)—will will take place on Sunday 25 January at […]

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carnival film series back with a bang

Posted  January 7, 2015

Carnival Film Series to honour The Mighty Sparrow, Lord Superior, Pan! and the Calypso Craze The trinidad+tobago film festival is starting off its 10th anniversary celebrations on a high note with its 5th annual Carnival Film Series (CFS). Over the past four years, the CFS has presented diverse and unusual representations of Carnival on film […]

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Film festival heads to Havana to present showcase of Caribbean cinema

Posted  December 1, 2014

For the third year in a row, the trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff) is set to present Caribbean Calling, a showcase of Caribbean films, at the Havana Film Festival (HFF) in Cuba. The showcase comprises four feature-length and five short documentary and narrative films, all of which were selections at the ttff/14. The films represent a […]

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MovieMaker magazine acclaims ttff among coolest festivals in the world

Posted  November 25, 2014

The trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff) has been named one of the 25 coolest film festivals in the world. This accolade has been bestowed upon the Festival by Movie Maker, an American magazine dedicated to the art and business of cinema. Founded in 1993, Movie Maker has a readership of 160,000 and its website has approximately […]

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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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