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Archive for March, 2013
 

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Filmmaker in Focus: Robert Yao Ramesar

Posted March 28, 2013 by Hello

Robert Yao Ramesar is one of Trinidad and Tobago’s leading filmmakers. He has many short films to his credit, and his first feature, SistaGod, about the coming of a black female messiah in a post-apocalyptic world, premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2006, and subsequently screened at the ttff/06. The film’s sequel, Her […]

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Nominees for Yellow Robin Award announced

Posted March 24, 2013 by Hello

The nominees for the first Yellow Robin Award of the Curaçao International Film Festival Rotterdam have been announced. A competition aimed at encouraging up-and-coming film talent from the Caribbean and neighbouring Latin American countries, the award will be handed out at the second edition of Curaçao IFFR, which takes place from 4–7 April 2013. The […]

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European Film Festival to take place in May

Posted March 24, 2013 by Hello

The European Film Festival (EFF) of Trinidad and Tobago, a showcase of some of the latest movies from Europe and eagerly awaited annually by cinema lovers, is now taking place in May. Set for its 17th edition, the EFF showcases films from the European Union (EU), and is organised by the European Union Member States […]

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Filmmaker in Focus: Steven Taylor

Posted March 19, 2013 by Hello

Steven Taylor is a Trinidad and Tobago filmmaker who isn’t lacking in talent or ambition. His short supernatural thriller Buck: The Man Spirit—which was his thesis film for his degree from the film programme at the University of the West Indies—won him the audience prize at the ttff/12 for best local short film. Recently he […]

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Film festival trio in historic Berlinale experience

Posted March 14, 2013 by Hello

Proudly representing their country and region, three members of the trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff)—Nneka Luke, Jonathan Ali and Ryan Khan—braved freezing temperatures and attended the prestigious Berlin International Film Festival, the Berlinale, which took place in the German capital from 7–17 February. Founded in 1951, the Berlinale is one of the top five film festivals […]

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Better Mus’ Come to screen at ttff headquarters to mark US release

Posted March 6, 2013 by Hello

Celebrated Jamaican feature film Better Mus’ Come (2011, 103′), written and directed by Storm Saulter, will be shown at a special screening on Wednesday 13 March at the trinidad+tobago film festival’s offices at 199 Belmont Circular Road, Belmont. The screening takes place to coincide with the film’s theatrical release in the United States. There will […]

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Call for submissions now open for ttff/13

Posted March 3, 2013 by Hello

The call for submissions for the 2013 edition of the trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff), which takes place from 18 September to 01 October, is now open. The ttff seeks to highlight excellence in filmmaking through the exhibition of dramatic, documentary and experimental feature and short films made in T&T, the Caribbean and its diaspora. The […]

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