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Additional screenings at ttff/15

Posted September 23, 2015 by Archive

Due to public demand, a number of screenings of certain films have been added to the ttff/15 schedule. They are as follows. Friday 25 September The Harder They Come – Port of Spain Ballroom, Hyatt Regency Trinidad, 8.00pm Trafficked – Movietowne POS, 11.45pm Saturday 26 September Amy – MovieTowne POS, 11.15pm Sunday 27 September Bim […]

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Films in focus: Just a Drop, Down and Out, City on the Hill

Posted September 22, 2015 by Archive

A group of short T&T documentaries—Just a Drop, Down and Out and City on the Hill—screened at the ttff/15 yesterday. Our blogger, Aurora Herrera, attended the sold-out screenings. Just a Drop is a short film directed by Shea Best, Dominic Koo and Stephen Hadeed Jr. Both Shea Best and Dominic Koo are graduates of the […]

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Film in focus: My Father’s Land

Posted September 21, 2015 by Archive

The documentary My Father’s Land, directed by Miquel Galofré and Tyler Johnston, had its world premiere yesterday at the ttff/15. Our blogger, Aurora Herrera, attended the screening. My Father’s Land tells the story of Papa Jah, a Haitian gardener, who has spent the last forty years in the Bahamas, living in a marginalised community named […]

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Film in focus: Sally’s Way

Posted September 20, 2015 by Archive

The children’s film Sally’s Way, directed by T&T filmmaker Joanne Johnson, had its local premiere yesterday at the ttff/15. Our blogger, Aurora Herrera, attended the screening. Earlier this year I saw a TEDx talk by a researcher named Brené Brown. It focused on vulnerability, connection and wholeheartedness. In her talk, Brown comments that connection is […]

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Films in focus: Paradise Lost and Re-percussions

Posted September 20, 2015 by Archive

The T&T documentaries Paradise Lost, directed by Christopher Laird and Re-Percussions: An African Odyssey, directed by Kim Johnson, had their respective world premieres at the ttff/15 on Friday. Our blogger, Aurora Herrera, attended both screenings. Amazing. Enrapturing. Alluring. The embodiment of art. Peter Minshall is truly a rarity in the polychromatic scope of existence. I […]

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Bazodee screening venue change

Posted September 20, 2015 by Archive

The world premiere of the film Bazodee will now take place at MovieTowne, Port of Spain on Wednesday 23 September 2015, with live appearances from the stars of the film, including Bollywood actor Kabir Bedi, British actress Natalie Perera, Trinidad-born/UK-based actor Valmike Rampersad, and the king of soca, Machel Montano. The evening will begin at […]

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Film in focus: Pendulum

Posted September 18, 2015 by Archive

The action-thriller Pendulum, directed by T&T filmmaker Michael Rochford, had its world premiere yesterday at the ttff/15. Our blogger, Aurora Herrera, attended the screening. “I hope it does what we’re trying to make it do,” Michael Rochford said of his film at its ttff/15 world premiere. It definitely did. Pendulum is about a former Marine […]

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