by Mandisa Pantin
Being Caribbean Screening:
Thursday, March 17th | 9:00 p.m. | George Washington House
Trinidad & Tobago | 2010 | Documentary | 33 mins | English | Web Site | PG
The documentary examines the concept of African identity as it has evolved over the generations in Trinidad & Tobago. In it, the director explores her own identity, using the Emancipation Day parade and its rituals as a starting point for her journey. Interviews with African-Caribbean people and scholars define and explain some of the complexities of race in this society.