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July 17, 2011

Losing My Religion

Losing my religion

Director: Lynessa Parks
2011, Trinidad+Tobago
Documentary short 23 minutes


This is an irreverent and revealing look at one young woman’s search for God. Of no religion herself, Lynessa Parks investigates the major faiths practised in Trinidad and Tobago, with a view to joining one. Will she find a faith that fits, or will they fail to meet her exacting (and humorous) criteria?

About the director


Lynnessa Parks is a final-year student of the Film Programme at UWI, St Augustine. Losing My Religion is her first documentary.


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