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Archive for October, 2013
 

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Third annual Green Screen film series set to take place

Posted October 25, 2013 by Hello

The third annual Green Screen environmental film series, hosted by Sustain T&T, takes place from 31 October to 13 November. Once again, the ttff is proud to be a partner of the event. The series comprises screenings of environmentally themed documentary films—local and international—at different venues around the country. According to the organisers, Green Screen […]

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Walcott documentary to have special screening at UWI

Posted October 25, 2013 by Hello

Ida Does’ Poetry Is an Island: Derek Walcott, a documentary portrait of the poet, playwright and Nobel Laureate and a ttff/13 selection, will enjoy a special free screening at the University of the West Indies here in Trinidad on 01 November. Poetry Is an Island had its world premiere at the ttff/13. Walcott attended the […]

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ttff Community Cinema Series resumes for 2013

Posted October 8, 2013 by Hello

Following a successful 2013 film festival, the ttff will resume its community film outreach programme, from October 18 to 26. Sponsored by the National Gas Company of Trinidad and Tobago (NGC), the Community Cinema Series will give audiences in San Fernando, Couva, La Brea and Tobago the opportunity to experience the mobile cinema experience in […]

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ttff supports film screening to mark World Day against the Death Penalty

Posted October 3, 2013 by Hello

Between 1993 and 2012, the number of countries worldwide that abolished the death penalty grew from 55 to 97. By the end of last year, 140 countries—more than 2/3 of the countries of the world—were abolitionist in law or in practice. The European Union (EU) considers capital punishment to be a cruel and inhuman punishment, […]

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Julia Solomonoff, director of The Last Summer of La Boyita speaks to the audience at the Q&A.
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film in focus: the last summer of la boyita

Posted October 1, 2013 by Aurora Herrera

Argentinian filmmaker Julia Solomonoff is the director of The Last Summer of La Boyita, and her film—a ttff/13 selection—has broken my heart in the best possible way. I have seen few directors maintain such delicacy while effectively telling a story about a subject so potentially controversial. Solomonoff—who teaches film directing at Columbia University and was […]

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