Rss Feed Tweeter button Facebook button instagram button Flickr button Youtube button


News

April 30, 2012

T&T Film Nights rolls into Sangre Grande

Positive-and-Pregant-602x401

The recently opened Sangre Grande North-Eastern Settlement Community Centre will be the venue for an exciting evening of local movies as the next installment of T&T Film Nights, hosted by the trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff) and sponsored by the Trinidad & Tobago Film Company (TTFC), takes place.

The event is carded for Sunday 6 May and begins at 5pm. Admission is free and the films are for all ages.

This edition of T&T Film Nights is presented in association with Citizen Security Programme (CSP), an initiative of the Ministry of National Security, whose objective is that of contributing to the reduction in crime and violence in a number of “high-needs” pilot communities in Trinidad and Tobago.

CSP also focuses on such issues as teenage pregnancy, HIV/Aids awareness and drug and alcohol abuse. Some of the films that will be shown explore a number of these issues.

The films being screened are Positive & Pregnant, directed by Stacy Lela; SHHushed, directed by Mandisa Pantin; Pashan of the Froot, directed by Nadissa Haynes; and Dirty Clothes, directed by Dawn Pritheesingh. All four films, a mixture of drama, comedy and animation, were selections of the ttff/11.

Before the screenings there will be a short talk given by a representative of the Community Police.

“Citizen Security Programme is pleased to collaborate with the ttff in addressing social issues,” said Rachael Joseph, CSP’s Community Action Officer. “We see this collaboration as a meaningful way to help effect social change. We know that change is a process, not an event, and so we look forward to further collaborations with the film festival.”

The ttff is held annually in September and is presented by Flow, given leading sponsorship by RBC Royal Bank and bpTT, and supported by the TTFC, the National Gas Company, the Tourism Development Company, the Tobago House of Assembly and the Ministry of Arts and Multiculturalism. For more information visit www.ttfilmfestival.com.

Image: A still from Positive and Pregnant






 
ttff entries:
 

 
jean-gentil1

Call for papers: Caribbean Cinema Now

Over the last decade, there has been an unprecedented upsurge in film production across the nations of the Caribbean, yet little has been said in scholarly circles about these works or the nascent institutions that have helped ...
by Jonathan
0

 
 
CFM

Call for projects for first Caribbean Film Mart

The call for submissions for the inaugural Caribbean Film Mart, which will take place from 24-27 September 2015, is now open. The Caribbean Film Mart will be held in Port of Spain during the 10th edition of the trinidad+tobago ...
by Jonathan
0

 
 
ttff_acp_website

Caribbean Film Mart and Database to launch in September

The Caribbean Film Mart and Caribbean Film Database will be launched this September during the 10th annual trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff), which takes place from 15-29 September 2015. The project is co-financed by the ACP...
by Jonathan
0

 

 
ttff15_call_for_submissions

Call for submissions for ttff/15 now open

The call for submissions for the tenth edition of the trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff), which takes place from 15 to 29 September, is now open. The ttff seeks to highlight excellence in filmmaking through the exhibition of ...
by Jonathan
1

 
 
ttff15_FEMI_CIFFR_dubois

ttff heads to Guadeloupe, Curacao film festivals

Members of the ttff team will be heading out this month to visit two partner film festivals in the region. First, we head North to Guadeloupe on 13 March for the 21st Festival Régional et International du Cinéma de Guadeloupe...
by Jonathan
0

 



0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Connect with Facebook

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>