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



News

June 25, 2012

Joebell and America to screen at T&T Film Night in Siparia

Joebell and America

Asha Lovelace’s comedy about a country boy who dreams of living a charmed life in the USA will head the billing at the next edition of T&T Film Nights, to be held at Iere High School in Siparia on June 30.

Lovelace’s Joebell and America is a movie adaptation of a short story by Trinidadian author (and the director’s father), Earl Lovelace. Brian Green has the lead role as Joebell, a gambler who takes a risky path to fulfilling his dream of going to America. When things don’t go the way he plans, the young man is forced to examine and consider his true identity. Gabrielle Gellineau plays the beautiful Alicia, the love of his life. The cast includes acclaimed actors Eunice Alleyne, Errol Roberts and Grace Maharaj and cameos by Earl Lovelace and the real-life character on which the movie is based. The movie features music by 3Canal, Ataklan and the late rapso pioneer, Lancelot Layne.

T&T Film Nights is an initiative of the trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff) and Trinidad & Tobago Film Company (TTFC), and this evening of screenings is being held in collaboration with Iere High School.

Joebell and America is being screened with Dawn Pirtheesingh’s short animated feature Dirty Clothes, and The Mistake, which was produced by Iere High’s Film Club.

Admission is free and light refreshments will be on sale.






 
ttff entries:
 

 
ttff15_amnesty international human rights prize

Four films vie for Amnesty International Human Rights Prize at ttff/15

For the second year in a row, Amnesty International will award a human rights film prize at the trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff), which runs from September 15–29. Established in an effort to support the promotion of human...
by Jonathan
0

 
 
ttff15_ccn_eat for this is my body 2

Symposium on Caribbean cinema to be held at ttff/15

A group of regional and international scholars will converge in Port of Spain this September, to examine some of the core issues driving and impacting contemporary Caribbean cinema. Organised by the trinidad+tobago film festiva...
by Jonathan
1

 
 
Nick Broomfield, New York Film Festival 2014

Acclaimed documentary filmmaker Nick Broomfield to lead masterclass at ttff/15

As part of its drive to help broaden the skills of local filmmakers and improve the standard of local filmmaking, the trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff) is hosting a documentary masterclass with acclaimed director Nick Broomf...
by Jonathan
1

 

 
ttff15_jury

Juries announced for films in competition at ttff/15

The juries that will decide the two main competitive sections at the 2015 trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff), which takes place from 15–29 September, have been announced. Each jury is comprised of three members. The first j...
by Jonathan
1

 
 
ttff15_amy 3

Panorama lineup of international films announced for ttff/15

Twenty-five feature-length films from world cinema will screen at the 2015 trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff), which takes place from 15–29 September. This section of films, known as the Panorama section, is comprised of fi...
by Jonathan
0

 



2 Comments


  1. Vivek bodoe

    where can I see the film joebell and America



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=""> <s> <strike> <strong>