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12°N61°W Grenadian Film Festival 2019 Awards Winners Announced

ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada - 12°N61°W GRENADIAN FILM FESTIVAL(1261GFF), announces the festival’s award winners! The inaugural annual event took place from Friday, May 3rd to Sunday, May 5th at various locations in Grenada including Lavo Lanes, Movie Palace at Excel Plaza, and Deluxe Cinema, Grenville and featured a staggering lineup of fifty (50) films from around the world that drew attention to Black experiences and culture.

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Some Kind of Wonderful! Retrospective view of 1261GFF 2019 Season

In the song Wonderful by Lianne La Havas, the speaker reminisces about a "wonderful, wonderful" experience that leaves an "electricity that lingers" although long gone. In retrospect, that's precisely how many of us felt about our experience at the first 12°N61°W Grenadian Film Festival (1261GFF).

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Many thanks to Peter Jordens for bringing this item to our attention.] In “12°N61°W Grenadian Film Festival making Grenada a hub for filmmaking,” Curlan Campbell (Now Grenada) writes about 12°N61°W Grenadian Film Festival, which allows “emerging and aspiring filmmakers to tell their own stories through film.” The 3-day film festival—taking place from May 3 to 5—is expected to feature 47 film screenings including 22 of Grenadian content.

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