trinidad & tobago Tag

John Ambrose Kenwyn Rawlins was an ordinary man of modest means. He was a great father, grandfather and husband; an obedient public servant. Yet the most vivid part of his life was lived in was a small workshop beneath his house. In there, at the end of his workday, he made things. From simple push toys to elaborate 1/16th scale waterline battle ship models and dockyards, miniature furniture and dolls houses, he painstakingly constructed everything from scratch, sometimes spending upwards of a year on a single model. Smallman is anRead More
Maya Cozier Filmmaker “SHAN” Trinidad + Tobago Watch “SHAN,” now. “SHAN,” the debut short by Trini filmmaker, Maya Cozier, was released earlier this week on Studio Anansi Tv.  Ahead of the release, we talked with Maya about the making of the film and her love of filmmaking. CaribbeanFilm: In your own words, tell us what this film is about and why you chose to tell this story. MC: Shan, is a portrait of a young Trinidadian dancer at the Universoul Circus, which tours the USA. The work follows Shan backstageRead 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