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Toussaint L’Ouverture wins big as ttff/12 awards announced

Posted October 3, 2012 by Hello

Excellence in local and Caribbean filmmaking was recognised on Sunday, September 30, as the trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff) held its annual gala awards ceremony at the National Academy for the Performing Arts in Port-of-Spain. Over TT$170,000 in cash and other prizes were up for grabs as various awards were handed out in jury and people’s […]

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A still from Brazilian director Cecilia Amado's "Captains of the Sand."
2012 Films

More films than ever before at ttff/12

Posted September 3, 2012 by Hello

Over 120 films from 30 countries will be screened when the seventh annual trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff) kicks off on 19 September. This year the Festival will screen more films—narrative, and documentary, both feature-length and short films—than ever before. More than half of these films are from T&T, most of which will be making their […]

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Community Screening

Mystic Masseur comes to Couva for T&T Film Nights

Posted April 12, 2012 by Hello

The 2001 cinematic adaptation of VS Naipaul’s classic first novel, The Mystic Masseur, will be the next film screened as T&T Film Nights rolls into Holy Faith Convent, Couva on Thursday 19 April from 6pm. T&T Film Nights is an initiative of the trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff) and Trinidad & Tobago Film Company (TTFC). The […]

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ttff joins Eye on Films network

Posted March 26, 2012 by Hello

In a move that will help strengthen the Caribbean’s presence in the global film market, the trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff) has been invited to join Eye on Films, a global film network developed by the French sales and distribution company Wide Management, with the support of the European Union’s MEDIA Mundus programme. Founded in 2011, […]

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Film Screening

UWI to host next ttff, bpTT Community Cinergy screening

Posted March 20, 2012 by Hello

Jean Gentil, the top prize-winning film at last year’s trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff) will be screened on Saturday 31 March from 7pm at UWI, as the ttff bpTT Community Cinergy series of film screenings continues. Written and directed by Laura Guzmán and Israel Cárdenas, Jean Gentil tells the poignant, fictional tale of a Haitian immigrant […]

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Community Screening

Transforming young lives through the power of cinema

Posted March 9, 2012 by Hello

An uplifting film about the power of faith and perseverence will be screened at the Youth Training Centre (YTC) in Arouca on March 17, as the T&T Film Nights series continues. T&T Film Nights is an initiative of the trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff), sponsored by the Trinidad & Tobago Film Company (TTFC). This screening is […]

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Community Screening

Community Cinergy kicks off in Mayaro

Posted February 22, 2012 by Hello

An outrageous romantic comedy from the Bahamas will be the first offering of a new cinema-screening venture being hosted by the trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff) and sponsored by bpTT. Entitled Community Cinergy, the initiative is a series of free public screenings of local and Caribbean films from the ttff. The screenings will take place throughout […]

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