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Four films vie for Amnesty International Human Rights Prize at ttff/15

Posted August 26, 2015 by Hello

For the second year in a row, Amnesty International will award a human rights film prize at the trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff), which runs from September 15–29. Established in an effort to support the promotion of human rights in Trinidad and Tobago and the Caribbean, the Amnesty International Human Rights Film Prize will be awarded […]

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Symposium on Caribbean cinema to be held at ttff/15

Posted August 26, 2015 by Hello

A group of regional and international scholars will converge in Port of Spain this September, to examine some of the core issues driving and impacting contemporary Caribbean cinema. Organised by the trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff) in association with the Film Programme of the University of the West Indies, St Augustine campus, the Caribbean Cinema Now […]

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Juries announced for films in competition at ttff/15

Posted August 21, 2015 by Hello

The juries that will decide the two main competitive sections at the 2015 trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff), which takes place from 15–29 September, have been announced. Each jury is comprised of three members. The first jury will determine the best feature-length films (fiction and documentary) from the Caribbean and also from Trinidad and Tobago, while […]

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Panorama lineup of international films announced for ttff/15

Posted August 18, 2015 by Hello

Twenty-five feature-length films from world cinema will screen at the 2015 trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff), which takes place from 15–29 September. This section of films, known as the Panorama section, is comprised of fiction films and documentaries from around the world, including Trinidad and Tobago’s “heritage” countries and regions, which include India, Africa, Europe, China […]

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Bring the magic of movies to children at the ttff/15

Posted August 13, 2015 by Hello

In celebration of its tenth anniversary, the trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff) is giving you the opportunity to enable children to see movies at the ttff/15. Under the DreamTicket initiative, boys from the St Dominic’s Children’s Home and the St Michael’s Home for Boys, and girls from the St Jude’s Home for Girls will get to […]

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Lineup of Caribbean film selections announced for ttff/15

Posted August 11, 2015 by Hello

Politics, human rights and a nuanced view of issues affecting the Caribbean feature strongly in this year’s line-up of Caribbean films at the 2015 trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff), which takes place from 15–29 September. From the plight of Dominicans of Haitian descent to the impact of Western policies on Caribbean societies, the twenty-five feature-length films […]

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Participants announced for RBC Focus: Filmmakers’ Immersion at ttff/15

Posted August 7, 2015 by Hello

Ten participants from across the Caribbean have been selected for the fifth annual RBC Focus: Filmmakers’ Immersion at the trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff), it was announced today. An intensive development programme for emerging Caribbean and diaspora filmmakers, the Immersion will take place from 23–25 September, during the ttff/15, which runs from 15–29 September. “Once again […]

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