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July 17, 2011

The Rise And Fall Of John Tesoro

Rise and Fall of John Tessoro

Director: Angela Gibbs
2010, Trinidad+Tobago / USA
Narrative short 35 minutes / 16+


John Tesoro is a government minister on the Caribbean island of Castara. With an election coming up, he takes to TV for a live interview with journalist Emmanuel Brown, who confronts him on his corrupt track record and dodgy personal life. A political satire with Trinidadian Gerry Bednob (The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Zack and Miri Make a Porno) in the title role.

About the director


Angela Gibbs is an award-winning American actress, filmmaker and screenwriter. Her first film as a director was The Ties That Bind (2006), which was followed by another short, The What Goes Around Short Film 2009.




Tue 27 Sept 7.00pm, The Little Carib Theatre
Mon 03 Oct 4.30pm*, MovieTowne

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