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Archive for September, 2014
 

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Winners announced for 2014 trinidad+tobago film festival

Posted September 29, 2014 by Hello

Behaviour, an incisive portrait of the life of an at-risk boy in Havana, claimed the top prize at the 2014 trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff) in an awards ceremony held in Port of Spain this evening. Directed by Cuba’s Ernesto Daranas Serrano, Behaviour beat out four other films to nab the Best Narrative Feature prize at […]

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Filmmaker in Focus: Kiki Alvarez

Posted September 26, 2014 by Hello

Kiki Álvarez was born in Havana in 1961, and has a degree in Art History, Communication Theory and Screenwriting. He is currently the head of the fiction film programme at Cuba’s International Film and Television School of San Antonio de los Baños (EICTV). He is the director of several acclaimed short and feature-length films, including […]

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ttff/14 workshop review: script development

Posted September 25, 2014 by Hello

One of the main goals of the ttff is the continuous development of the local and Caribbean film industry. At ttff/14, a variety of panels, presentations and workshops are being held. Last Monday morning a script development session for producers, hosted by European Audiovisual Entrepreneurs (EAVE), was held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. Clare Downs, a script […]

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Short films in focus

Posted September 24, 2014 by Hello

Last Friday night, a package of short films—comprised mostly of T&T films, all but one of which had their world premiere—screened at the ttff/14. The package featured Hidden Avenue, directed by Daniel Ahye (T&T); Last Night, directed by Ayesha Jordan (T&T); How Many Times, directed by Ryan Khan (T&T); The Cutlass, directed by Darisha Beresford; […]

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ttff/14 workshop review: Film appreciation

Posted September 23, 2014 by Hello

This past Saturday, the ttff held a film appreciation workshop at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. The workshop targeted film enthusiasts—that is, people who may not be interested in making films but are still fascinated by questions of cinema, image making and meaning in general. The workshop was facilitated by Kaleem Aftab, a British film writer […]

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Film festival and New Fire team up for concert event

Posted September 22, 2014 by Hello

The trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff) is teaming up with New Fire, a new concert series on the local music landscape, to present We Are New Fire, a concert featuring some of the top alternative acts in T&T. The concert takes place this Thursday 25 September at D Nu Pub aka Mas Camp, at the corner […]

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The first ttff/14 filmmakers’ panel

Posted September 21, 2014 by Hello

The first ttff/14 filmmakers’ panel discussion was held two nights ago at Drink Lounge & Bistro in Woodbrook. Five directors whose work is featured in this year’s Festival—Sean Hodgkinson (A Story About Wendy 2, T&T), Sean Escayg (Noka: Keeper of Worlds T&T/USA), Miquel Galofré (Art Connect, T&T), Kaz Ové (Dubois T&T/UK) and Neto Villalobos (All […]

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