CaribbeanTales 2012 Toronto Film Showcase

 

2012 SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE

Go island hopping at the movies!

To buy tickets visit Harbourfront’s box office

Wed 5th Sept, 6.30pm.

GALA LAUNCH RECEPTION & SCREENING
Shorts:
“Sort out Yuh Life Jamaica” directed by Kush Asher

A music video by the band No Maddz.

“In Stereo: Joyce and Herman” by Keston Neunie

Starring a warm West Indian couple that now live in London. Joyce, 69, and Herman, 70, talk about their own experiences, arriving in the Sixties England by boat. They dispute what really happens when we die and spell out the things that matter most in life!

FEATURE
The Story of Lover’s Rock | Menelik Shabazz

“We were the first generation from the Caribbean who’d gone to school here….
Lover’s Rock was like an escape for us. It was almost a coping mechanism.”

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Mon Sept 10th, 6pm:

SHORTS
A Day In A Bajan Life | Pelle Hybbinette (Barbados)
FEATURE
LOVE CHILD | Leticia Tonos (Dominican Republic)

The DR’s 2011 Academy Award selection.

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Mon Sept 10th, 9.15pm

SHORTS
Power of the Vagina | Jimmel Daniel (Trinidad & Tobago)
FEATURE
ORPAILLEUR | Marc Barrat (French Guiana)

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Tues. Sept 11th, 6.30pm

REPEAT SCREENING
This event ONLY will take place  at INNIS TOWN HALL, University of Toronto.
Tickets can be purchased online by paypal and credit card HERE:
Shorts:
“Sort out Yuh Life Jamaica”

Music video by Kush Asher for the J’can hit band No Maddz

“In Stereo: Joyce and Herman” by Keston Neunie

Starring a warm West Indian couple that now live in London. Joyce, 69, and Herman, 70, talk about their own experiences, arriving in the Sixties England by boat. They dispute what really happens when we die and spell out the things that matter most in life!

FEATURE
The Story of Lover’s Rock | Menelik Shabazz

“We were the first generation from the Caribbean who’d gone to school here….
Lover’s Rock was like an escape for us. It was almost a coping mechanism.”

View Trailer | Buy Tickets by Paypal and Credit card

Wed. Sept 12th, 6.30pm

CARIBBEAN REALITY
SHORTS
Diaspora Travels: Haiti | Malinda (Canada)
Quiet Desperation | Renee Pollonais (Trinidad & Tobago)
FEATURE
BROKEN STONES | Guetty Felin (Haiti)

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Wed. Sept 12th 9.15pm

Juan of the Dead

A Cuban Zombie movie!
“…Probably the freshest thing to come from the overcrowded zombie genre…”

View Trailer | ADMISSION FREE

Friday Sept 14th, 6.30 pm

QUEER CARIBBEAN
Stud Life
SHORTS
Batty Boy’s Revenge | Alison Duke (Canada)
FEATURE
STUD LIFE | Campbell X (UK)

+ Panel Discussion on Queer Cinema from the Caribbean.

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Friday Sept 14th, 9.15pm

TRINI 2 DE BONE
SHORTS (Best of Trinidad & Tobago)
Pothound | Christopher Guiness
FISH | Shaun Escayg
Directions | Renee Pollonais
Power of the Vagina | Jimmel Daniel
Ase | Nicole Brooks
Mr. Crab | Faisal Lutchmedial (Trinidad & Tobago)
Stress Away | Ryan Khan
FEATURE
I’M SANTANA THE MOVIE | Roger Alexis (Trinidad & Tobago)

The puppet web sensation turned blockbuster movie!

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Sat. Sept 15th, 3.30pm

CARIBBEAN WEB SERIES
SHORTS
In Stereo | Keston Neunie
Santana | Roger Alexis (Trinidad & Tobago)
FEATURE
THE ACCIDENTAL TIME TRAVELLER (World Premiere) | Rodney Smith (Canada)

View Trailer | ADMISSION FREE

Sat. Sept 15th, 6.00pm

CARIBBEAN CANADIAN SHOWCASE
SHORTS
Mr. Crab | Faisal Lutchmedial (Trinidad & Tobago)
Chinee Girl | Natalie Wei (Trinidad & Tobago)
Wilderness (Barbados)
FEATURE
SILENT MUSIC (World Premiere) | Melissa Gomez (Antigua)

Sat. Sept 15th 9,30pm:

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND
Screenings of the week’s audience favorites:
Best Short, Best Feature and Best 48hr Challenge Film.

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For information:

Courtney Panchan – CP.CaribbeanTales@gmail.com
(416) 598 1410

MEDIA CONTACTS :

Planet3 Communications – Joanne Smale

T: 647.346.4101, joanne@planet3com.net

EVENTOBE : Louise Noel Ambrose

Tel:  289-389-7204
Email: eventobepr@gmail.com

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