MAY 23 / 4:30PM
Jolie Studio /1131 Nostrand Ave
BROOKLYN, NY – MAY 12, 2019 – After a season of screening for Manhattan audiences, the Caribbean Film Academy (CaFA), in partnership with PrintbyPrint Group (PbPG), is bringing Caribbean Cinema Nights back to Brooklyn.
Founded in 2012, Caribbean Cinema Nights is CaFA’s longest running screening series. We kick off this on Thursday May 23rd at 6:30pm at Jolie Studio located at 1131 Nostrand Ave. This monthly series will present a variety of films from around the French, Spanish, Dutch and English-speaking Caribbean. Held on the 4th Thursday of each month, May through October, each screening will feature a short film and a feature film, followed by a moderated conversation with a special guest about the film’s themes and their relevance in our lives today.
The themes to be explored in this year’s series are as follows:
May – Navigating Life’s’ Difficulties
June – Love, Like & Lust
July – Intimate Partner Violence
August – The Queer Caribbean
September – The Humanity of the Incarcerated
October – Jumbie Stories: Caribbean Folklore
In addition to amazing films and engaging conversation, a specialty menu of mouth-watering Caribbean bites, prepared by Chef Anya Peters of Kit an Kin, will be on sale throughout the evening.
Tickets can be purchased online at caribbeancinemanights.eventbrite.com.
Each screening costs $12 in advance and $15 at the door.
Purchase a series pass for access to all 6 screenings for only $55.
About the Caribbean Film Academy
Established in 2012, CaFA is a New York not-for-profit organization, dedicated to the promotion and support of Caribbean filmmaking and filmmakers, in the region and the diaspora. CaFA’s work is focused on promoting and sharing the art of storytelling through film, from the unique perspective of the Caribbean.
About PrintbyPrint Group
PbPG is a NYC-based curatorial Arts Education and Advocacy group that uses twenty first century mediums and digital tools to network with industry professionals; providing the public, emerging artists and students from underrepresented groups, with educational and unique events/ experiences, workshops, and access to resources and The Arts. Through their partnerships with emerging artists, local businesses, public education institutions and private corporations/ organizations, we are focused on providing engaging creative experiences to the general public and STEM to STEAM education opportunities to underserved children, teens, and young adults.