This year, the 12th Annual Bahamas International Film Festival, will be on in Nassau, Bahamas, from December 1-12.

As usual, we will take look at the Caribbean Films in the Festival.

Battledream Chronicles
Directed by Alain Bidard
2015 | 85 mins

Only those who succeed are granted the right to live until the following month.
Syanna, a young martinican slave, refuses to keep living in this condition and decides to fight for her freedom…

Directed by Todd Kessler
2015 | 90 mins
Trinidad & Tobago

The dutiful daughter of a deep-in-debt Indian businessman falls for a poor soca musician on the night of her engagement party to a wealthy suitor, and embarks on a clandestine romance in carnival time Trinidad, all the while trying to keep her dad’s dream alive.

Congo Beats the Drum
Directed by Ariel Tagar
2014 | 57 mins

 In Jamaica, they encounter a strange, often challenging culture while trying to achieve their goal. A unique musical journey into the forgotten corners of reggae of the seventies and eighties, and a rare glimpse into the smoky, dusty world of Rub-a-Dub and its past champions.

Dreadlocks Story
Directed by Linda Ainouche
2014 | 83 mins

The hidden spiritual links between Jamaican Rastas and Indian Sadhus.

Directed by Colin Ruggierio
2015 | 84 mins
The Bahamas

Prepare to hold your breath and dive into a thousand shades of blue  on an exploration of the Exuma Cays – a tiny string of pearls tucked away in the middle of the 3,000 other islands that make up the Bahamas.

841Island Dreams
Directed by Toby Wosskow
2015 | 8 mins
The Bahamas

A short documentary about a rag-tag group of soccer players who became the first team to represent the Bahamas on an international stage.

La Extrana
Directed by César Rodríguez
2014 | 93 mins
Dominican Republic

A depressed publisher decides to get a break and leaves town for long weekend to his private home in a luxury resort. Along the way, he meets an attractive woman who turns his life upside down. Is this his opportunity for happiness or the beginning of a tragedy?

852Shark & Lion
Directed by Florian Fischer
2015 | 6 mins
The Bahamas

We love to dive, fly and shoot. Along the way we observe, listen and document. The results are published as films, pictures and reports.

843Stone Shacks
Directed by Tyrone Burrows
2015 | 46 mins
The Bahamas

The man only known as Bethel the typical villiage idiot is called upon to save the reputation and longevity of a multimillion dollar real estate company.

798The English Teacher
Directed by Alán González
2014 | 15 mins

Sonia, a former English teacher, who at 65 feels the urge to kill her husband, terminally ill, to resume her life or perhaps start from scratch.

807The Secret Ocean
Directed by Jean Michel Cousteau
2015 | 15 mins
The Bahamas

Jean-Michel Cousteau, son of ocean pioneer Jacques Cousteau, offers a breakthrough look at a secret world within the ocean that is perhaps the biggest story of all—that the smallest life in the sea is the mightiest force on which we all depend.  Alongside marine biologist Holly Lohuis, he invites viewers to dive into this whole new world that will leave them in awe of the beauty and diversity of the oceans – the source of all life on our planet – and inspire an even stronger desire to protect what they have either seen for the first time or perhaps re-discovered along the journey.

824The Wish
Directed by Vijay Subramanian
2015 | 3 mins
The Bahamas

Short movie about family and love.

Directed Sean Hodgkinson
2015 | 72 mins
Trinidad & Tobago

While on vacation, three adventurous friends are seduced by stranger’s wealth and charm and become pawns in a deadly game.

Happy Festivalling!!!