Caribbean Female Filmmakers
Friday, May 3, 2019 | Opening Night | Lavo Lanes, Calliste, St. George
Red Carpet & Cocktail Hour| 5:30 PM -6:30 PM
Film Screenings & Q&A with Filmmakers | 7:00 PM
Live Entertainment Follows with Jenny J & Friends | 9:00 PM (cash bar)
Crystal explores the cruel and dehumanizing practices of global human trafficking. Filmed in Grenada, Crystal uncovers how vulnerable the Caribbean nations are by playing on the innocence of our protagonist.
We are immediately drawn to the humming of a young girl. We see her uncovering the past through old memorabilia belonging to our protagonist Flor Marie. This work of fiction takes us on a reflective journey around the true events on the morning of November 6th of 1967 in Curacao.
People with kinky/curly hair have been the butt of every hair joke for centuries. From discrimination to lost opportunities, these issues tend to take a toll on the lives of “naturals” around the globe. Sorf Hairexplores the natural-hair experience in T+T as people from all walks of life and with different hair textures reveal their stories and challenges.
When a Caribbean nanny’s dedication to her cultural tradition of brewing bush tea conflicts with her American bosses’ lifestyle, she's not only forced to face her fears of isolation when asked to move into the guest house during a major storm, but finds her self-competing with the family's dog for respect, ultimately becoming the very thing they value.
Unspoken | Directed by Danae Grandison | USA, 2018
Provocative and promiscuous drama set in the 90’s in the hills of Kingston. Icy the live-in helper works for newly wedded couple Caroline and Harry. We discover how two women lives are bound and burdened by duty, deceit and untold truths.