caribbean film screening Tag

by Melissa Noel “Cristo Rey” is a Dominican drama set against the poverty of a Santo Domingo slum where many undocumented Haitian immigrants violently clash with Dominicans. The film tells the ill-fated love story of Janvier, a teenager often unfairly treated because of his mixed Haitian-Dominican descent and Jocelyn, the sister of a local drug kingpin he’s hired to protect. Although forced to take this job for quick cash to get to his mother who was deported by police to Haiti, Janvier and Jocelyn end up falling in love. They plan to leave theRead More
Feva Tv and CaFA have teamed up to bring Caribbean short films to television.  Curated by CaFA, Feva Flix is a short film package being offered to FEVA Tv’s viewers in Canada and the Caribbean.  If you are not in Canada or the Caribbean and would like to enjoy the broadcast experience, the films can also be viewed online on FEVA’s live streaming channel. The films being broadcast as part of the package, include: Egress by Sean M. Field Barbados/St. Lucia | 2014 Elliot Bishop, is homeless and searching forRead More
Newfound Creativity Transforms At-Risk Youth in “Art Connect” – Caribbean Film Series, March 15th at BAMcinématek Trinidad & Tobago teens use art to unlock their voices, and hearts, in inspiring documentary.  Director Miquel Galofré in attendance for post-screening Q&A. February 15, 2016/Brooklyn, NY – When learning how to survive and stay safe is not enough, a group of “at-risk” students in Laventille, the most notorious and violent neighborhood in Trinidad’s capital city Port-of-Spain, are selected for an urban art project that blossoms into a two-year process of these young peopleRead More
January 26, Port-of-Spain – Trafficked, a co-production between Eye On Dependency and Quirky Films has secured its much anticipated US debut at the Pan African Film and Arts Festival (PAFF) to be held in Los Angeles, California from February 4th -15th 2016. PAFF is the largest and most prestigious festival of its kind in the United States and screens over 150 films from across the globe. USA Today selected PAFF as #3 in their 2015 list of 10 Best Film Festivals in the U.S. Trafficked is a cautionary tale of three friends whoRead More
The Pan African Film Festival, may very well the largest film festival for Caribbean films in the United States.  Historically, the Festival has been a great place for Caribbean films and filmmakers, and this year is no different.  The Festival will be running from Feb 4-15,  in Los Angeles.  Let’s take a look at the Caribbean films screening there this year. DUBOIS Kaz Ové Narrative Short Trinidad & Tobago (2014) Screening Times: Fri, Feb 5 @ 2:10p; Fri, Feb 12 @ 10:35p A woman recovering from the grief of herRead More
Saturday, Feb 13, 2016 6:30PM Made in NY Media Center 30 John St, Brooklyn Buy your tickets here! This year, we’re kicking off our community night film screening season, at a new spot in Brooklyn – the Made in NY Media Center, Dumbo.  We’ll be bringing you an intimate look at the making of a vintage Jamaican dancehall album by a pair of DJs from Israel. CONGO BEAT THE DRUM Kalbata & MixMonster | Israel Filmed in Jamaica (2015) Documentary Feature Two musicians from Tel Aviv travel to Jamaica toRead More