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“ESTA ISLA,” by Cristian Carretero, was released on Studio Anansi Tv today.  The film was an official selection of the 2014 Trinidad & Tobago Film Festival, and won Best Short Film by a unanimous decision at the 5to Festival de Cine Europeo (2014, PR). SYNOPSIS: After a surprising turn of events, two young lovers escape off into the innermost part of Puerto Rico, finding freedom within.   CRISTIAN CARRETERO Writer/Director/Producer Puerto Rico Cristian Carretero is originally from Mayagüez, Puerto Rico. He graduated with his bachelors degree from Sarah Lawrence College.Read More
The 25th Annual Pan-African Film Festival, will be held this year, from Feb 9-20, in Los Angeles.  Let’s take a look at the Caribbean films and films by Caribbean filmmakers, selected as part of the Festival. ELZA by Mariette Monpierre Narrative Feature Guadeloupe/France Showtimes: Sat, Feb11@7:00p; Mon, Feb13@6:10p A young Parisian woman of Caribbean descent returns to her native island of Guadeloupe looking for the father she has never known. Stunning visuals and an incredible soundtrack makes this a beauty, not to be missed! ESTEBAN by Jonal Cosculluela Narrative Feature Cuba Showtimes: Sat,Read More
HUMANIST SHORT FILMs FESTIVAL – Call for entries Montréal February 04, 2017 – The MUP is presenting the first edition of the International Humanist Festival of short and very short films, which will take place at the Bain Mathieu, April 28 to 30, 2017, in Montreal, Canada. Tehir call for entries is now open, until March 1s,t 2017, via FilmFreeway. The MUP, is a non-profit organization, whose objective is to promote the short film industry. They want to develop a creative and artistic community, open to the world, which identifiesRead More
The inaugural Hampton Roads Caribbean Film Festival, has launched its call for submissions.  The Festival, making its debut in Hampton Roads, Virginia, will be held in June, during Caribbean American Heritage Month, and is currently accepting submissions for feature films, documentaries, animated films, and shorts. Stories must be themed around a Caribbean subject (cultural, historical, etc.), characters must be Caribbean or of Caribbean descent, and films that must have been shot in locations where significant Caribbean communities reside (NYC, Miami, Boston, Washington D.C., London, Toronto, etc.). This is a global call,Read More
Caribbean Film Project on Indiegogo – Contribute Now! Make your contribution to Caribbean films TODAY!   The Caribbean Film Academy, teamed up with filmmakers across the Region to bring some new stories to screen. As part of CaFA’s Caribbean Film Project, 4 writers were chosen to have their scripts developed and their stories produced as short films.  Over the past 2 years, the writers have worked with their writing coaches to make their scripts production ready.  Now, we are ready to shoot the films, and are reaching out to you,Read More
“A STORY ABOUT WENDY 2,” by Sean Hodgkinson, was released on Studio Anansi Tv today.  Following on the heels of “A Story About Wendy,” Part 2 sees Wendy pursuing her dream of working for tv personality, Simone Davies. SYNOPSIS: Following on from A Story about Wendy (2012), when she was dumped by her fiancé and sought to get her life back together, Wendy Phillips returns in the second chapter of her adventures. Excited to start work at Quirky TV as Simone Davies’ personal assistant, Wendy proves she is dedicated andRead More
The Personal and Political Awakenings of New Black Activists Converge in ‘Generation Revolution’ – The Caribbean Film Series, February 22nd at BAMcinématek Black and brown youth in Britain fighting for racial, social, and economic justice, inspired by the USA’s #BlackLivesMatter movement, explore the messy world of activism in Cassie Quarless and Usayd Younis’ gripping documentary. Q&A panel with the directors and special guests from activist community will follow the film. January 18, 2017/Brooklyn, NY – If you asked older generations, just a few years ago whether young people, millennials ifRead More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press Contact: Alysia S. Christiani alysia@timehrifilmfestival.com 718.938.5896   2nd ANNUAL TIMEHRI FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2017 DATES AND CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS  BROOKLYN, NY – January 17, 2017 – Returning for its second year, the Timehri Film Festival (TFF), presented by the Caribbean Film Academy (CAFA), Rewind and Come Again (RACA) and Studio Anansi (SA), will be held from May 31 to June 4, 2017 in Georgetown, Guyana.  In an effort to ensure that there are many other opportunities for the films in the Festival to be viewed, TFFRead More