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Archive for April, 2015
 

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Deadline approaching for ttff/15 call for submissions

Posted April 29, 2015 by Hello

Filmmakers! Now is the time to make your submission for the tenth edition of the trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff). The Festival takes place from 15 to 29 September, and the deadline for film submissions is 15 May. The ttff seeks to highlight excellence in filmmaking through the exhibition of fiction and documentary feature and short […]

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Film Festival offers Private Violence for screening and public debate

Posted April 16, 2015 by Hello

Continuing it series of Community Cinergy film screenings on issues of human rights, the trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff) will be focusing on domestic violence with a public screening of the film Private Violence, on Sunday 19 April, 4pm, at the Laventille Community Complex in Movant. The series is sponsored by the US Embassy. The screening […]

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“A national treasure who transcended his personality”: a tribute to Jay Telfer

Posted April 13, 2015 by Hello

Everest Telfer Jr (born August 27, 1929; died March 26 2015)—”Jay” to everyone who knew him—was a stalwart of the arts scene in T&T, and a loyal patron of the trinidad+tobago film festival. We are pleased to publish this tribute to him written by ttff writer-at-large, Joshua Jelly-Schapiro. Junior Telfer was one of those Trinis […]

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ttff advances its Caribbean connections

Posted April 8, 2015 by Hello

Last month, ttff representatives were invited to be guests of two regional film festivals: Festival Régional et International du Cinéma de Guadeloupe (FEMI), which ran from 13-21 March, and the Curaçao International Film Festival Rotterdam, (CIFFR), 25-29 March. At 21 years old, FEMI is one of the older film festivals in the Caribbean; at four […]

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Human rights focus for Community Cinergy series

Posted April 2, 2015 by Hello

The trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff) continues to use film as a vehicle for social discourse and transformation, through its annual community Cinergy film series. On April 12, 19 and 22, the ttff and the US Embassy—sponsors of the series—will present three free film screenings to promote human rights. Working with community activists and the embassy, […]

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