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70s remembering a revolution
2011 Films

’70: Remembering A Revolution

Posted July 17, 2011 by Hello

Directors: Alex de Verteuil, Elizabeth Topp 2010, Trinidad+Tobago English Documentary feature/114 minutes A revealing, riveting chronicle of the Black Power uprising that took place in Trinidad and Tobago in 1970. Featuring interviews with various activists, politicians, military officers and others who were caught up in the events, the film evokes those heady months when “Power […]

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better Mus Come
2011 Films

Better Mus’ Come

Posted July 17, 2011 by Hello

Director: Storm Saulter 2010, Jamaica English Narrative feature / 104 minutes / 16+ In Kingston, Jamaica, in the late 1970s, the two main political parties enlist the support of gangs to enforce their policies and advance their political agenda. Young Ricky is a community leader whose gang is aligned to one party. One day he meets Kamala, […]

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Chine girl
2011 Films

Chinee Girl

Posted July 17, 2011 by Hello

Director: Natalie Wei 2011, Trinidad+Tobago / Canada English Documentary short / 44 minutes People of Chinese descent have made a significant contribution to this country’s cultural and economic life. Yet the voices of women are notably absent from the story of the Chinese in Trinidad and Tobago. In this film, 12 women from all walks of life […]

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hit me with music
2011 Films

Hit Me With Music

Posted July 17, 2011 by Hello

Director: Miquel Galofré 2011, Jamaica English and Jamaican Creole Documentary feature / 74 minutes / 16+ Jamaican dancehall fascinates the world with its irresistible beats and raw, controversial lyrics. This documentary explores the roots of this unruly offspring of reggae, featuring pioneers Yellowman and the late Bogle, Elephant Man, the Gully and Gaza gods, Mavado and Vybz […]

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jean gentil
2011 Films

Jean Gentil

Posted July 17, 2011 by Hello

Directors: Laura Guzmán, Israel Cárdenas 2010, Dominican Republic / Mexico Spanish and Haitian Creole, with English subtitles Narrative feature / 84 minutes / 14+ When he loses his job as a French teacher, Jean, a gentle, middle-aged Haitian living alone in Santo Domingo, is evicted from his apartment. He searches unsuccessfully for a new job and a […]

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Sweet Fries
2011 Films

Sweet Fries

Posted July 17, 2011 by Hello

Director: Renée Pollonais 2011, Trinidad+Tobago English Narrative short / 6 minutes Getting lunch at a fast food restaurant is usually a simple affair. Getting lunch at a Trini fast food joint, however, can be a nightmare, as the hapless young man at the centre of this funny-because-it’s-true tale finds out. Welcome to Sweet Fries, where you’re lucky […]

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Children of God
2010 Films

Children of God

Posted August 31, 2010 by Hello

trinidad+tobago film festival 2010 screening Year 2009 Duration ` minutes Type Dramatic feature Country Bahamas Language English Director(s) Kareem Mortimer Rating 18 And Over Contact www.childrenofgodthemovie.com |kareem@mercuryrisingmedia.com Jonny is a young Bahamian, a promising painter on scholarship at an arts college in Nassau. Lena is the wife of a rabidly homophobic pastor. Jonny is troubled: guilt-stricken […]

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