Caribbean Cinema Nights, is CaFA's longest running screening series, bringing Caribbean films to various venues in Brooklyn. With this edition of the Cinema Nights, in partnership with
Caribbean Cinema Nights, is CaFA’s longest running screening series, bringing Caribbean films to various venues in Brooklyn.
With this edition of the Cinema Nights, in partnership with PrintbyPrint Group and Black Gotham Experience, we will be bringing Caribbean films to the South Street Seaport District in Manhattan, mixing it with the Black Gotham Experience, celebrating the impact of the African Diaspora on New York City since 1625. Each screening comes with the opportunity to go on one of Black Gotham Experience’s interactive walking tours.
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SERIES PASS: $15
INDIVIDUAL SCREENING: $10
BLACK GOTHAM EXPERIENCE WALKING TOUR: $30
“ONE GOOD DEED,” tells the story of 10 year old Johnny. He is a bright but naughty boy living in a small country village in Trinidad. From terrorizing his brother to stealing mangoes from the neighbors, he causes no end of trouble for his mother. Left alone to look after his brother one day, Johnny’s true nature is revealed when he encounters some Douens – mischievous spirits of children that haunt the forest.
After secretly casting love spells on each other, a couple find out that digging deep into the dirt and the heart can reveal truths and open up new possibilities for their relationship free of deceit and magic. “THE KNOT,” is based on a true story, originally retold by a priest, for the purpose of a magazine article, written by Jacintha Annius-Lee. The article explored the use of Obeah in Saint Lucia, including ‘love ties’, which was further explored in the film.
Wayne Benjamin: The Croft Trailer (Anansi Studios)
Aspiring screen writer Derrick Myers retreats to a vacation house in the mountains for seclusion so he can get the time and space needed to complete his break through project. He believes Jamaica needs a change in it’s ways of screenwriting, so he decides to create something new and different, Derrick decides to create a Jamaican horror story with the hopes of getting a movie deal.
On his way to his mountain getaway Derrick has an encounter with an apparition on the side of the road which leads to his next few days in the mountains filled with a series of bizarre and terrifying events, his horror story is about to become a true story.
Established in 2012, CaFA, is a NY not-for-profit created to share Caribbean films and support Caribbean filmmakers, in the region and the diaspora. CaFA’s work provides platforms for the exhibition, production, and distribution of Caribbean stories, worldwide.
About Black Gotham Experience:
Established in 2010 by artist/historian Kamau Ware, Black Gotham Experience (BGX) is an immersive visual storytelling project that celebrates the impact of the African Diaspora on New York City since 1625. BGX reimagines the histories of the places directly impacted by the African Diaspora as human stories through interactive walking tours, a developing series of photography-based graphic novels, and events. The heart of this experience are three stories that revisit Manhattan in 1623 and move forward through three centuries: Other Side of Wall Street, Caesar’s Rebellion, and Citizen Hope.
About PrintbyPrint Group:
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 our 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.
We are looking forward to sharing this experience with you!
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