Children’s Matinee Block 2

11:00 am SHOWTIME


 
The Tale of Two Islands |  Directed by Piero Becker (Carriacou, 2018, 47 min.)

The Tale of Two Islands | Directed by Piero Becker (Carriacou, 2018, 47 min.)

Saturday, May 4, 2019
Deluxe Cinema Grenville

Synopsis

Three young Caribbean heroes facing ecological and cultural armageddon plan a rebellion with the smart co-operation of wildlife until global warming equalizes everyone's endeavors.

An original play written, created and funded by the Kido Foundation.


Black Doll |  Directed by Akley Olton (St. Vincent, 2018, 4:10 min.)

Black Doll | Directed by Akley Olton (St. Vincent, 2018, 4:10 min.)

Saturday, May 4, 2019
Deluxe Cinema Grenville

Synopsis

Black Doll is an intimate picture of a young girl’s relationship with her dolls and her hair, touching on a range of issues including femininity, race, and self-presentation.


 
Abeeku &The Maroons |  Directed by Kevin Jackson (Jamaica, 2017, 3:31 min.)

Abeeku &The Maroons | Directed by Kevin Jackson (Jamaica, 2017, 3:31 min.)

Saturday, May 4, 2019
Deluxe Cinema Grenville

Synopsis

Set in 18th century Jamaica, an escaped slave tries to free his pregnant sister from McNab's cane plantation. They are forced to separate when they are attacked by guardsmen. Abeeku must find the freedom fighters called the Maroons to help him find and rescue his sister once again.



 
AGWE |  Directed by Ina Sotirova (Jamaica, 2018, 10 min.)

AGWE | Directed by Ina Sotirova (Jamaica, 2018, 10 min.)

Saturday, May 4, 2019
Deluxe Cinema Grenville

Synopsis

On the morning of the rare Purple Moon ceremony, a young priestess awakens from a disturbing dream reenacting the fateful slave shipwreck that brought her ancestors to the Caribbean island of Ileti Igbala (Land of Salvation in Yoruba). Recognizing the bad omen, Agwe tries to warn the Council of Priestesses that governs her matriarchal tribe, but the leader, Iya, dismisses her as a child merely plagued by the collective memory of the past. Agwe chooses to defy tradition and go in search of answers on her own. That night, at the height of the ceremony, as danger looms over the island, Agwe must overcome her insecurities and step into her power in order to save her world.    


 
The Cure |  Directed by Roger Joseph (Grenada, 2018, 4:06 min.)

The Cure | Directed by Roger Joseph (Grenada, 2018, 4:06 min.)

Saturday, May 4, 2019
Deluxe Cinema Grenville

Synopsis

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.


 
Black Barbie |  Directed by Comfort Auther (Ghana, 2018, 4min.)

Black Barbie | Directed by Comfort Auther (Ghana, 2018, 4min.)

Saturday, May 4, 2019
Deluxe Cinema Grenville

Synopsis

Black Barbie is a Poetry animation that talks about the filmmakers personal experience with being uncomfortable with her dark skin and using skin bleaching products to lighten her skin growing up as a young person.


 
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Saturday, May 4, 2019
Deluxe Cinema Grenville

Synopsis

Amelia’s Closet is a coming of age short film about an 11-year-old girl, Amelia.  At school she is heavily bullied and often left feeling powerless. In attempt to reclaim a sense of power, she steals from the kids bullying her but shamefully hides the items in her closet. She will be forced to confront the hidden items in her closet and find true sense of empowerment. 


 
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Saturday, May 4, 2019
Deluxe Cinema Grenville

Synopsis

Kinto lives on the streets of Kingston, Jamaica, wiping the windscreens of passing cars at stoplight intersections to earn money. Ambushed and beaten by a group of other street boys, a desolate

Kinto embraces his identity when he makes an unexpected act of kindness.