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Archive for September, 2009
 

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And the winners are…

Posted September 29, 2009 by Hello

First off, apologies. There I was, all set to liveblog the closing ceremony of the trinidad+tobago film festival/09. Then I get to the venue, and what do I find? No WiFi access. (Is there a worse way to break a blogger’s heart?) Anyway, there will be a fuller post later, with photos, but for now, […]

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Adoor Gopalakrishnan at UWI

Posted September 29, 2009 by Hello

Indian filmmaker Adoor Gopalakrishnan speaks at the screening of his film Four Women, which took place yesterday at UWI How do you know when you’re in the presence of a Great Artist? Yesterday afternoon at the School of Education at the University of the West Indies, St Augustine, the University’s Film Programme, in association with […]

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Liveblogging the TTFF09 awards

Posted September 29, 2009 by Hello

Dear Friends of the Festival, After two weeks of films, workshops, Q&A; sessions, panel discussions and parties, the trinidad+tobago film festival/09 comes to an end this evening, with the official closing film, awards ceremony and reception at MovieTowne. At 5.45pm the screening of Carmen and Geoffrey takes place, with guest of honour Geoffrey Holder in […]

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The Cinema of Satyajit Ray and Coolie Pink and Green at MovieTowne

Posted September 28, 2009 by Hello

Patricia Mohammed speaks after the screening of her film, Coolie Pink and Green Adam Low speaks after the screening of his film, The Cinema of Satyajit Ray On September 25 the ttff/09 screened two films as part of our new heritage focus. This year the cinematic spotlight was on India so, of course, we couldn’t […]

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The second filmmakers’ panel

Posted September 27, 2009 by Hello

Filmmakers’ panel, from left to right: Marina Salandy Brown (moderator), Ishmahil Blagrove, Adam Lowe, Mariel Brown, Steve McAlpin, Lawrence Coke, and Juan GĂ©las Last Friday, members of the ttff sat with a few of our guest filmmakers at Chaud Restaurant for a panel moderated by festival executive director, Marina Salandy Brown. This was the second […]

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The use of archival footage in documentary filmmaking

Posted September 27, 2009 by Hello

British documentary filmmaker Adam Low at yesterday afternoon’s workshop So yesterday afternoon at the Hotel Normandie, after the team-led morning workshop on the theory and practice of documentary filmmaking, British documentary filmmaker and trinidad+tobago film festival regular Adam Low, who was part of the morning session, did a solo stint on the use and misuse […]

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bfm at SFC

Posted September 25, 2009 by Hello

ttff/09 bfm guest filmmakers Ishmahil Blagrove (holding mic) and Lawrence Coke Thursday night marked the final StudioFilmClub screenings for the trinidad+tobago film festival/09. The three nights of last week’s programme were programmed by Hilton Als, who chose as his focus artists’ films and issues of identity surrounding womanhood. This week’s programme differed as the ttff […]

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