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July 26, 2012

An Exhibition of Trinidad + Tobago Film

ttff12_side by side exhibition
Thursday 16 August – Tuesday 02 October
10am – 6pm, excluding Sundays
Academy for the Performing Arts, Port of Spain
In association with Flow, bpTT and RBC Royal Bank

A highlight of Side by Side will be an exhibition on the history of film in T&T from 1927 (when the first feature film was made here) to 1999. The exhibition will also feature some of the locals who have done pioneering work in the film industry during that time, both at home and internationally. These pioneers will be honoured at a special ceremony to take place during Side by Side. The exhibition will also contain an exhibition of photographs by filmmaker Horace Ové, a display of historic film production equipment from the vaults of the Government Film Unit, a video installation that looks at the work of future pioneers and a screening of the five films selected for the finals of the 50-Second Film Competition.  Exhibition  materials provided by Paria Publishing, Ray Funk, Roy Rique, Mickey Nivelli, Anthony Maharaj, Kamalo Dean, Annabelle Alcazar, Deborah John, Banyan, Pearl & Dean, Bruce Paddington and GISL.

ttff entries:


Caribbean films in progress to get boost from film market in Argentina

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Showcase of Caribbean films to screen at Edinburgh Short Film Festival

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Festival round-up: the bpTT Youth Jury and Prize

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Caribbean films to screen at International Short Film Festival Mauritius

A package of five short Caribbean films—all previous selections of the trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff)—will screen at île Courts, the International Short Film Festival of Mauritius (ISFFM), which takes place from 6–...
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Film in focus: Vanishing Sail

WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD The documentary Vanishing Sail, directed by Alexis Andrews, won the People’s Choice Award for Best Feature Documentary at the ttff/15. Our blogger, Aurora Herrera, attended the screening of the fil...
by Jonathan



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