CaFA Cinema Nights
November 21, 2017 // 6:00PM
Brooklyn Commons // 495 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn
CaFA Cinema Nights is a screening series in Brooklyn, NY, designed to share Caribbean films with the community, made possible, with public funds from the Decentralization Program of the New York State Council on the Arts, administered in Kings County by Brooklyn Arts Council.
The Caribbean Film Academy and Meaningful Projekt present a special edition of CaFA Cinema Nights: the Diaspora Film Series – Migration Experience, screening four short films giving different experiences of the Caribbean migration experience. A discussion will follow.
by Nadia Charlery
Josué has developed a special relationship with his pet, strongly conviced that he could turn him as a dreaded fighting cock !
But for the life of him, helped by his grandmother, who raise him with love and caring, a succession of unexpected events will invariably frustrate his plans.
by Cristian Carretero
A single mother struggles to raise her children in the poverty stricken outskirts of Santo Domingo. She soon decides to risk it all and illegally immigrate in the search of a better life.
by Kareem Mortimer
Passage, tells the story of a young woman and her brother fighting for survival while being smuggled into the US on a fishing vessel.
SCARS OF OUR MOTHERS’ DREAMS
by Meschida Philip
Scars of Our Mothers Dreams is a film that offers a unique, intimate glimpse into the complexities of parental migration through the lenses of children left behind. Years after her own personal struggle to overcome the feeling of childhood abandonment, filmmaker Meschida Philip returned to Grenada in search of others with similar childhood experiences, to find out how their lives were impacted after their parents migrated.
Come join us for an informative and fun evening of visual storytelling.
About Meaningful Projekts:
Mprojekts Creative Group is a video and photography production and creative agency based in New York and Grenada. Mprojekts is known for it’s dynamic creativity, quality production, and strategic innovation using results-driven processes and facilitates co-creation.
Mprojekts provides a wide range of creative services that concentrate on ACHIEVING RESULTS for all of our clients. When you hire mprojekts, you are hiring a strategic partner. We specialize and have years of expertise in video production and creative marketing including Films, Behind the Scenes production, Corporate & Small Business Video Marketing Solutions, and Photography.
CaFA Cinema Nights in a screening series in Brooklyn, NY, designed to share Caribbean films with the community. We love anyone who loves and is interested in Caribbean culture.
CaFA Cinema Nights, is made possible with public funds from the Decentralization Program of the New York State Council on the Arts, administered in Kings County by Brooklyn Arts Council.