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Studiofilmclub at the film festival

Posted September 27, 2011 by Hello

Two nights of screenings are carded at Studiofilmclub for the ttff/11. This year, SFC will be showing films by the acclaimed British filmmaker Asif Kapadia, including his latest, Senna, an award-winning documentary about the late Formula 1 driver Ayrton Senna of Brazil. Studiofilmclub is in the back space of Building 7 at the Fernandes Industrial […]

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Two panels + a pitch session

Posted September 27, 2011 by Hello

The ttff/11 is in full swing, and great films are on offer at the various screening venues. Yet the Festival isn’t just about film screenings—there are other exciting film-related events taking place. Here are a few events taking place this Friday and Saturday that we think you’d enjoy. All are free of charge and open […]

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See the films, buy the t-shirt (and the bag)

Posted September 26, 2011 by Hello

A film lasts only as long as its running time, but film festival merchandise lasts considerably longer. If you’d like to show your support of the Festival—and look stylish into the bargain—you can do so by purchasing ttff/11 t-shirts and tote bags. The t-shirts bear the Festival’s state-of-emergency-inspired slogan “Keep calm and watch films”, while […]

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IMPORTANT: ttff/11 schedule updates

Posted September 20, 2011 by Hello

Due to unforeseen circumstances—including the state of emergency and the attendant curfew—a few changes have had to be made to the ttff/11 programme. As such, we have revised our film screening schedule and, therefore, our guide. An electronic version of the revised ttff/11 guide is now available as a PDF on our website (where it […]

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Opening Film: Orisha Suite + Director Q&A

Posted September 20, 2011 by Hello

Director/writer: Nicole Brooks 2010, Trinidad+Tobago English Dramatic short / 34 minutes A celebration of the spirit of enslaved Africans, who were able to preserve some of their culture and ritual practices in the new lands where they were taken to by force. Journeying through spirit to a period of ancestor reverence and ritual, a little boy experiences […]

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Event: Studiofilmclub poster exhibition

Posted September 19, 2011 by Hello

Since 2003 Studiofilmclub—founded by artists Peter Doig and Che Lovelace—has been showing independent, foreign-language and arthouse films at the Fernandes Industrial Centre in east Port of Spain. Almost from the beginning Doig has been creating posters for the films that screen at SFC, and these works of art have slowly garnered almost as much attention […]

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Event: BC Pires and his top ten Caribbean films

Posted September 17, 2011 by Hello

What are your favourite Caribbean films? Journalist, gadfly and cinephile BC Pires knows his, and he intends to talk about them at an event set to take place during the ttff/11. Titled Men from Africa, Girls from India, Conquistadors from Germany and Some Cosquelle Rebels: A Personal List of His Ten Favourite Caribbean Films by […]

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