FILM & TELEVISION CATALOGUE

’70: Remembering A Revolution
DIRECTED BY: Elizabeth Topp & Alex Devertuil | Documentary | Trinidad & Tobago | 2011 | 113 mins | English
LOGLINE: How did a handful of students change the course of history in Trinidad and Tobago?
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A Man, A Woman, A Genie, A Gun
DIRECTED BY: Chuks Nwanesi | Short Film | U.S.A | 2010 | 14.5 mins | English
LOGLINE: Comedy ensues when a man and wife with a gun run into a gentle genie
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A SAFE SPACE
DIRECTED BY: JEREMY STEFFAN EDWARDS | Short Documentary | Trinidad & Tobago | 2016 | 12 min | English
LOGLINE: The harsh realities and inspiring testimonies from local and international families and individuals dealing with issues faced by the LGBTQ community.
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After Mas
DIRECTED BY: Karen Martinez | Short Film | Trinidad & Tobago | 2013 | 20 mins | English
LOGLINE: A story of love that flourishes under the cover of darkness during J’ouvert on the streets of Port of Spain.
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ÁMUÑEGÜ
DIRECTED BY: GALEN BROWN | Short Documentary | Canada/Belize | 2012 | 23 mins | English
LOGLINE: A story about a very small but very inspiring community in Belize.
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Antillean Green Card
DIRECTED BY: Peter Sagnia | Feature Film | St. Maarten | 2011 | 95 mins | English
LOGLINE: A young woman flees Holland from her abusive husband to seek refuge in St. Maarten.
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Ariana
DIRECTED BY: Shashi Balooja | Short film | Canada | 2013 | 33 min | English
LOGLINE: Redefining relationships...
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Art For Social Change
DIRECTED BY: Mary Wells | Documentary | Jamaica | 2008 | 35 mins | English
LOGLINE: A response to the launch of Frances-Anne Solomon’s heart-wrenching movie A Winter Tale.
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Ase
DIRECTED BY: Nicole Brooks | Documentary | Canada | 2012 | 6 mins | English
LOGLINE: Dance film showcasing Trinidadian Traditional Orisha Song and Dance
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Atiba Williams
DIRECTED BY: Christopher Laird | Short Film | Trinidad & Tobago | 2000 | 7 mins | English
LOGLINE: 9 year old Atiba Williams is the youngest person ever to arrange for a steelband.
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Autonomy
DIRECTED BY: Atkilt Geleta | Documentary | Nicaragua | 2013 | 26 mins | English
LOGLINE: Struggle for self-governance on the Caribbean Coast of Nicaragua 
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Bideshi
DIRECTED BY: Frances-Anne Solomon | Short Film | U.K. | 1995 | 20 mins | English
LOGLINE: Days before his death, a Bengali man has a prophetic dream about his journey towards enlightenment
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Big River
DIRECTED BY: Christopher Laird | Documentary | Trinidad & Tobago | 1999 | 60 mins | English
LOGLINE: 22 visual artists come together in the fishing village of Grand Rivière.
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Bitter Sugar (Sucre Amer)
DIRECTED BY: Christian Lara | Feature Film | France | 1998 | 90 mins | English
LOGLINE: A hero or a traitor? The “Court of History” will decide...
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Black Men Loving
DIRECTED BY: Ella Cooper | Short Documentary | Canada | 2014 | 28 min | English
LOGLINE: A new perspective on Black fathers, as they take on parenthood in full stride
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Blood
DIRECTED BY: Judy Singh | Documentary | Cuba | 2005 | 24 mins | English
LOGLINE: A lively summit that features dub poetry and feminist Cuban hip-hop trio.
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C’est Quitte – The French Creoles Of Trinidad
DIRECTED BY: Alex Deverteuil & Elizabeth Topp | Short Documentary | Trinidad & Tobago | 2003 | 57 mins | English
LOGLINE: The camera roams from the living rooms of heritage houses to the streets and markets
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Call Waiting
DIRECTED BY: Rodney V. Smith | Short Film | USA | 2006 | 8 min. | English
LOGLINE: Don't pick up the phone
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Calypso At Dirty Jims
DIRECTED BY: Jean Michel Gibert | Documentary | Trinidad & Tobago | 2005 | 87 mins | English
LOGLINE: The most famous calypso artists invite you to return to the roots of Caribbean music
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Calypso Dreams
DIRECTED BY: Geoffrey Dunn | Documentary | Trinidad & Tobago | 2004 | 60 mins | English
LOGLINE: Calypso like you've never heard before.
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Calypso Dreams (Director’s Cut)
DIRECTED BY: Geoffrey Dunn | Documentary | Trinidad & Tobago | 2004 | 90 mins | English
LOGLINE: Calypso like you've never heard before.
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CARIBBEAN EYE – Season 1
DIRECTED BY: Christopher Laird, Bruce Paddington & Tony Hall | Series | Trinidad & Tobago | 1992 | English
LOGLINE: Season 1, 13 Episodes
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Caribbean Skin, African Identity
DIRECTED BY: Mandisa Pantin | Short Documentary | Trinidad & Tobago | 2010 | 38 mins | English
LOGLINE: Interviews with African-Caribbean people and scholars define and explain some of the complexities of race in Caribbean society.
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Caribbean Women Writers
DIRECTED BY: Christopher Laird | Short Documentary | Trinidad & Tobago | 1994 | 46 mins | English
LOGLINE: Centred around the First Conference of Caribbean Women Writers held in Wellesley College, Boston
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Clouds Over Conakry (Il Va Pleuvoir Sur Conakry)
DIRECTED BY: Cheick Fantamady Camara | Feature Film | France, Guinea | 2007 | 113 mins | English
LOGLINE: A dialogue between tradition and modernity.
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Coco-La-Fleur, Candidate (Coco-La-Fleur, Candidat)
DIRECTED BY: Christian Lara | Feature Film | France | 1978 | 90 mins | English
LOGLINE: An election campaign like no other takes place in the French West Indies.
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Come With It Black Man
DIRECTED BY: Tamara Tam-Cruikshank | Documentary | Trinidad & Tobago | 2012 | 103 mins | English
LOGLINE: “I always have my ears on the ground-level… just take it from you and bring it back to you” - Black Stalin
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Concert In The Rainforest
DIRECTED BY: Christopher Laird | Documentary | Trinidad & Tobago | 2002 | 25 mins | English
LOGLINE: Pianist Ray Luck performs for the Waiwai Amerindians.
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CROSSING OVER
DIRECTED BY: Christopher Laird and Bampoe ado | Series | Trinidad & Tobago | 1988 | 60 mins | English
LOGLINE: 2 Episodes In 1
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Culture Clash
DIRECTED BY: Jean Rene Rinvil | Documentary | USA | 2014 | 56 mins | English
LOGLINE: Challenges faced by second generation children of the Caribbean Diaspora.
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Dangers Of The Tongue
DIRECTED BY: Ramon Richardson | Feature Film | U.S Virgin Islands | 2008 | 90 mins | English
LOGLINE: Cedrick Richardson, a college student trying to stay off of the streets is looking for suitable employment.
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Day in a Bajan Life, A
DIRECTED BY: Penelope Hynam | Documentary Series | Barbados | 2012 | English
LOGLINE: Celebrate Barbados, Celebrate the People
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DAYBREAK
DIRECTED BY: Stockton Miller | Feature Film | Barbados | 2015 | 77 min | English
LOGLINE: Life is all about making choices but making the right choice will determine how you live.
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Deported
DIRECTED BY: Rachele Magliore & Chantal Regnault | Documentary | Haiti, France | 2012 | 52 mins | English
LOGLINE: A series of portraits that give voice to sentenced offenders who on release from prison are deported to their home country, Haiti.
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Devotion
DIRECTED BY: Dawn Wilkinson | Feature Film | Canada | 2005 | 80 mins | English
LOGLINE: A lost girl finds her way.
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Directions
DIRECTED BY: Renee Pollonais | Short Documentary | Trinidad & Tobago | 2008 | 12 mins | English
LOGLINE: A wonderfully comedic look at how Trinidadians give (or don’t give) directions.
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Drummit To Summit
DIRECTED BY: Christopher Laird | Documentary | Trinidad & Tobago | 2009 | 45 mins | English
LOGLINE: Drumming for change.
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El Pueblo Se Levanta
DIRECTED BY: Third World Newsreel Collective | Documentary | U.S.A | 1971 | 50 mins | English
LOGLINE: A portrait of Puerto Rico’s inner city organizing during the late 1960s.
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Entry Denied
DIRECTED BY: Christopher Browne | Short Documentary | Jamaica | 1997 | 21 mins | English
LOGLINE: A young Jamaican footballer is refused a visa to the USA
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EPIPHANY
DIRECTED BY: Tony Hall | Series | Trinidad & Tobago | 1981 | 30 mins | English
LOGLINE: Season 1 - 4 Episodes
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EYE TO EYE
DIRECTED BY: Christopher Laird | Series | Trinidad & Tobago | 2010 | 60 mins per episode | English
LOGLINE: Season 4 - 19 Episodes
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EZONE – Season 4
DIRECTED BY: Lisa Wickham | Series | Various Locations | 2004 | 30 mins per episode | English
LOGLINE: 9 Episodes
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EZONE – Season 5
DIRECTED BY: Lisa Wickham | Series | Various Locations | 2004 | 30 mins per episode | English
LOGLINE: 10 Episodes
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EZONE – Season 6
DIRECTED BY: Lisa Wickham | Series | Various Locations | 2004 | 30 mins per episode | English
LOGLINE: 10 Episodes
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Family Of The Caribbean, The
DIRECTED BY: Christopher Laird | Documentary | Trinidad & Tobago | 1983 | 60 mins | English
LOGLINE: Caribbean Culture - music, visual arts, dance, theatre, literature and people as a whole.
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Far From Yesterday
DIRECTED BY: Charles Mugaviri Jr. | Feature Film | Zimbabwe | 2015 | 70 Min | English & Shona w/ English subtitles
LOGLINE: Face your past, forgive yourself, and begin again…
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Fire Burn Babylon
DIRECTED BY: Sarita Siegel | Documentary | U.K. | 2012 | 53 mins | English
LOGLINE: Three friends reinvent themselves in London when a volcano destroys their island home.
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FLIMS
DIRECTED BY: Christopher Laird | Series | Trinidad & Tobago | 2010 | English
LOGLINE: 25 Episodes
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Footprints
DIRECTED BY: Simone Donelan | Short Documentary | Grenada | 2013 | 28 mins | English
LOGLINE: Grenada’s journey to winning its first Olympic medal
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FOOTPRINTS
DIRECTED BY: Christopher Laird | Series | Trinidad & Tobago | 1992 | 5 mins | English
LOGLINE: Ten of the Caribbean’s leading cultural figures are featured in these vignettes
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Forward Home
DIRECTED BY: Lisa Wickham | Short Documentary | Trinidad & Tobago | 2011 | 50 mins | English
LOGLINE: Exploring the economic power of the Caribbean Diaspora.
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Freedom Now
DIRECTED BY: Christian Lara | Feature Film | France | 2004 | 90 mins | English
LOGLINE: Paris, 1802. Napoleon Bonaparte plots to become the ruler of France.
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From Dirt
DIRECTED BY: Hester Jonkout | Dramatic Short | Curaçao | 2016 | 13 min. | English
LOGLINE: A breathtaking journey in to human emotions through dance.
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Garifuna Journey, The
DIRECTED BY: Andrea Leland | Documentary | U.S.A, Belize | 1998 | 46 mins | English
LOGLINE: A first voice testimony celebrating the resiliency of the Garifuna people and their traditions.
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George And The Bicycle Pump
DIRECTED BY: Asha Lovelace | Short Film | Cuba | 2000 | 13 mins | English
LOGLINE: It's cheaper to buy a bicycle pump than to see the end of the world'
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Gift Everlasting, The
DIRECTED BY: Judith Falloon Reid | Feature Film | Jamaica | 2014 | 81 mins | English
LOGLINE: The extravagant celebrations planned to celebrate a couple’s 20th wedding anniversary are a sham
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God Willing, Yuli
DIRECTED BY: Jean Jean | Feature Documentary | Haiti, Dominican Republic | 2015 | 70 min. | French Creole with English/French/Spanish Subtitles
LOGLINE: What really makes us belong to a country?
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Going Through The Motions
DIRECTED BY: Faisal Lutchmedial | Documentary | Canada | 2010 | 6 mins | English
LOGLINE: Each man experiences the harsh consequences of word of mouth and hearsay….
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HEARTBEAT
DIRECTED BY: VARIOUS | Series | Canada | 2007 | 22.24 mins per episode | English
LOGLINE: Documentary Series With 13 Episodes
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Hero
DIRECTED BY: Frances-Anne Solomon | Feature Film | Canada, Trinidad & Tobago | 2015 | 90 mins | English
LOGLINE: Inspired by the Life and Times of Ulric Cross. A young man, from a small island, born with a dream, a Builder of Nations.
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Hinkson
DIRECTED BY: Christopher Laird | Documentary | Trinidad & Tobago | 2013 | 97 mins | English
LOGLINE: "Not finished Yet," "Water Colour," "Sculture" - Works by Hinkson
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Hit For Six
DIRECTED BY: Alison Saunders | Feature Film | Trinidad & Tobago | 2007 | 90 mins | English
LOGLINE: As he battles the demons of his past, a sportsman learns valuable lessons in love and forgiveness.
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Human Traffic: Past And Present
DIRECTED BY: Frances-Anne Solomon | Documentary | U.S.A | 2012 | 34 mins | English
LOGLINE: The Conference on Human Trafficking hosted by Duke University, Oct 2011
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I Is A Long Memoried Woman
DIRECTED BY: Frances-Anne Solomon | Documentary | U.K. | 1990 | 50 mins | English
LOGLINE: The history of slavery through the eyes of Caribbean women
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I, Zaphira! (Moi, Zaphira!)
DIRECTED BY: Apolline Traoré | Feature Film | Burkina Faso | 2013 | 105 mins | English
LOGLINE: No sacrifice is too great for a mother…
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IdenTTy, Where You From
DIRECTED BY: Jacob Cino | Short Film | Trinidad and Tobago | 2015 | 10 min. | English
LOGLINE: Does ethnicity or origin come through when skin tone is homogenized? Is morphology reflected by environment?
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ILLEGAL ALIENS
DIRECTED BY: Andell Forgie | Series | Jamaica / USA | 2012 | 30 mins per episode | English
LOGLINE: 13 Episodes
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Insatiable Season
DIRECTED BY: Mariel Brown | Documentary | Trinidad & Tobago | 2007 | 52 mins | English
LOGLINE: Making Carnival in Trinidad and Tobago
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Instant Dread
DIRECTED BY: Dawn Wilkinson | Short Film | Canada | 1998 | 13 mins | English
LOGLINE: And you think you're having a bad hair day…
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Invisible
DIRECTED BY: Elspeth Duncan | Short Film | Trinidad & Tobago | 2008 | 11 mins | English
LOGLINE: Children Living with HIV/AIDS
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Jab! The Blue Devils Of Paramin
DIRECTED BY: Alex Deverteuil | Documentary | Trinidad & Tobago | 2006 | 47 mins | English
LOGLINE: Will the brothers’ scheme to add a new twist to the masquerade be enough for them to win?
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Jamesie – King Of Scratch
DIRECTED BY: Andrea. E. Leland | Documentary | U.S.A, Virgin Islands | 2006 | 70 mins | English
LOGLINE: A spirited musical journey to the U. S. Virgin Islands. 
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Joebell And America
DIRECTED BY: Asha Lovelace | Feature Film | Trinidad & Tobago | 2006 | 83 mins | English
LOGLINE: A poignant tale of love, ambition and self-discovery.
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John Agitation Caratal
DIRECTED BY: Kyle Mitchell | Short Documentary | Trinidad and Tobago | 2016 | 20 min. | English
LOGLINE: Comedy in Trinidad & Tobago - a local legend.
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Journey, The
DIRECTED BY: Richard Fung | Short Documentary | Canada | 2014 | 19 mins | English
LOGLINE: An inspiring documentary that explores the transformative power of the arts in Toronto
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Kali Worship In Trinidad & Tobago
DIRECTED BY: Chris Laird | Documentary | Trinidad & Tobago | 1991 | 27 mins | English
LOGLINE: A dramatic and fascinating devotion to an ancient diety plays out on screen.
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Keeper of the Lost
DIRECTED BY: Matt Spataro | Short Film | USA | 2008 | 6 min. | English
LOGLINE: Even the lost have a home.
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KEEPING UP WITH THE JONESES – Season 1
DIRECTED BY: Rommel Hall | Series | Barbados | 2014 | 25 mins | English
LOGLINE: Season 1 - 10 Episodes
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KEEPING UP WITH THE JONESES – Season 2
DIRECTED BY: Rommel Hall | Series | Barbados | 25 mins | English
LOGLINE: Season 2 - 7 Episodes
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KEEPING UP WITH THE JONESES – Season 3
DIRECTED BY: Rommel Hall | Series | Barbados | 25 mins | English
LOGLINE: Season 3 X 6 Episodes
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Keeping Up With The Joneses: The Movie
DIRECTED BY: Rommel Hall | Feature Film | Barbados | 2015 | 90 mins | English
LOGLINE: A spin off from Keeping up with the Joneses sitcom
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Kingston Paradise
DIRECTED BY: Mary Wells | Feature Film | Jamaica | 2013 | 85 mins | English
LOGLINE: Get it. Strip it. Sell it?
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Koo Nimo Palm Wine Guitar
DIRECTED BY: Christopher Laird | Documentary | Trinidad & Tobago | 2001 | 36 mins | English
LOGLINE: Koo Nimo and his music
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La Bruja: A Witch From The Bronx
DIRECTED BY: Felix Rodriguez | Documentary | U.S.A | 2005 | 50 mins | English
LOGLINE: A Witch from the Bronx
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Landscape & Memory: Martinican Land-People-History
DIRECTED BY: Renee Gosson & Eric Faden | Documentary | U.S.A, Martinique | 2001 | 30 mins | English
LOGLINE: How, in a country like Martinique, does a colonial power “re-map” space and land?
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Landscape Of Dreams, The
DIRECTED BY: Michael Gilkes | Documentary | U.K. | 1994 | 53 mins | English
LOGLINE: An illustrated interview with novelist Wilson Harris.
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Last Flight To Abuja
DIRECTED BY: Obi Emelonye | Feature Film | Nigeria | 2011 | 75 mins | English
LOGLINE: Human error and technical failure combine for a disastrous flight.
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Last Of The Redmen, The
DIRECTED BY: Michael Gilkes, Christopher Laird | Feature Film | Canada | 2008 | 105 mins | English
LOGLINE: An old man in a wheelchair speaks to an invisible news reporter who listens as his story unfolds.
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LATE NIGHT LIME
DIRECTED BY: hosted by Christopher Laird and Tony Hall | Series | Trinidad & Tobago | 1990 | 60 mins per episode | English
LOGLINE: 13 Episodes
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Legend Of Buchi Fil
DIRECTED BY: German Gruber jun. | Short Film | Curacao | 2008 | 23 mins | English
LOGLINE: The story of the strongest of the slaves whose will was only crushed when he loses his beloved wife.
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Let’s Play Pan
DIRECTED BY: Ian Jones | Documentary | Canada | 1998 | 28 mins | English
LOGLINE: The evolution from the skin drum to the steel drum and its introduction to Toronto.
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Lever Lencre
DIRECTED BY: Dan Smeby | Documentary | Canada | 2015 | 15 mins | English
LOGLINE: A voyeuristic dream-like love story of an expat’s lifestyle within the Caribbean.
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Life At Traxco
DIRECTED BY: Ramon Richardson | Documentary | U.S.A Virgin Islands | 2014 | 63 mins | English
LOGLINE: Horse Racing in the US Virgin Islands
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Linc In Time, A
DIRECTED BY: Nicole Brooks | Documentary | Canada | 2010 | 48 mins | English
LOGLINE: Revealing Portrait of Lincoln Alexander
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Literature Alive – Season 1
DIRECTED BY: VARIOUS | Series | Canada / Trinidad & Tobago | 2005 | 47.5 mins | English
LOGLINE: Season 1
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Literature Alive – Season 2
DIRECTED BY: VARIOUS | Series | Canada / Trinidad & Tobago | 2007 | English
LOGLINE: Season 2
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LORD HAVE MERCY
DIRECTED BY: Frances-Anne Solomon | Series | Canada | 2003 | 22.4 mins per episode | English
LOGLINE: 13 Episodes
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Lost Heritage (Héritage Perdue)
DIRECTED BY: Christian Lara | Feature Film | France | 2009 | 90 mins | English
LOGLINE: Reflecting on the roots of Caribbean cultures.
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LUBARAUN
DIRECTED BY: MARTHA CLARISA HERNANDEZ & MARIA JOSE ALVAREZ | Feature Documentary | Nicaragua & Honduras | 2010 | 65 min | Spanish w/ English Subtitles
LOGLINE: Highlights the history and heritage of the Garifuna Nation.
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Mas Man
DIRECTED BY: Dalton Narine | Documentary | Trinidad & Tobago, U.S.A | 2010 | 56 mins | English
LOGLINE: Peter Minshall, Trinidad Carnival Artist
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Mas Man (Director’s Cut)
DIRECTED BY: Dalton Narine | Documentary | Trinidad & Tobago,U.S.A | 2010 | 90 mins | English
LOGLINE: Peter Minshall, Trinidad Carnival Artist
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Mile From Home, A
DIRECTED BY: Eric Aghimien | Feature Film | Nigeria | 2013 | 113 mins | English
LOGLINE: Having left behind an old life, there is now no going back.
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Mirror Boy, The
DIRECTED BY: Obi Emelonye | Feature Film | Nigeria | 2010 | 106 mins | English
LOGLINE: An incredible trip to Gambia.
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Mirror Mirror
DIRECTED BY: Rodney V. Smith | Short Film | USA | 2011 | 6 min. | English
LOGLINE: The Witch wins...
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Mr. Crab
DIRECTED BY: Faisal Lutchmedial | Short Film | Canada | 2011 | 8 mins | English
LOGLINE: A young boy uses his vivid imagination to escape the realities of family life
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Music Of The Street, The
DIRECTED BY: Christopher Laird | Short Documentary | Trinidad & Tobago | 1995 | 10 mins | English
LOGLINE: A young boy growing up with his father away at sea finds his talent and fascination for music
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Musica
DIRECTED BY: Gustavo Paredes | Documentary | U.S.A | 1985 | 59 mins | English
LOGLINE: This film is an odyssey through the eyes, words and music of individuals who pioneered Afro-Cuban music in the United States
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MUSICAL EPIDEMIC
DIRECTED BY: Christopher Laird & Tony Lutchman | Series | Trinidad & Tobago | 1986 | 30 mins | English
LOGLINE: 4 Episodes
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My Best Friend
DIRECTED BY: Stockton Miller | Short Film | Barbados | 2016 | 5 Min | English
LOGLINE: The same fate befalls two best friends but one never rises again
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My Cultural Divide
DIRECTED BY: Faisal Lutchmedial | Documentary | Canada | 2007 | 75 mins | English
LOGLINE: Does ethical consuming actually does anything good for the workers behind the machines.
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Never
DIRECTED BY: Jamal Weekes | Short Film | Barbados | 2016 | 19 min. | English
LOGLINE:
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No Bois Man No Fraid
DIRECTED BY: Christopher Laird | Documentary | Trinidad & Tobago | 2013 | 100 mins | English
LOGLINE: A Feature Length documentary film on Kalinda Stick fighting in Trinidad and Tobago
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Notting Hill: 21st Century Carnival
DIRECTED BY: Matthew Bartlett & James Kermack | Documentary | U.K. | 2013 | 46 mins | English
LOGLINE: Has the heritage of the Carnival been lost or has it been transformed by today’s society?
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Now Jimmy
DIRECTED BY: Mary Wells | Documentary | Jamaica | 1999 | 15 mins | English
LOGLINE: Land rights from a squatter’s point of view.
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Of Men and Gods
DIRECTED BY: Anne Lescot and Laurence Magloire | Documentary | Haiti | 2002 | 52 min. | Subtitles in English, French and Spanish
LOGLINE: A very sensitive topic about those with the will to live and to be who they are – regardless of the obstacles they meet.
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On The Map
DIRECTED BY: Annalee Davis | Documentary | Barbados, Trinidad & Tobago & Guyana | 2007 | 30 mins | English
LOGLINE: Intra-Caribbean migration from Guyana to Barbados.
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Only Sky and Water
DIRECTED BY: Tammy Scherbak | Short Film | Canada | 2010 | 4 mins | English
LOGLINE: When you're lost at sea, all you can do is pray.
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Orisha Suite, The
DIRECTED BY: Nicole Brooks | Short Film | Canada | 2010 | 34 mins | English
LOGLINE: The tradition, song and dance of Trinidadian slaves honouring the Orishas.
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Other Side Of The Water, The
DIRECTED BY: Jeremy Robins and Magali Damas | Documentary | U.S.A, Haiti | 2010 | 72 mins | English
LOGLINE: The Journey of a Haitian Rara Band in Brooklyn
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Our Lady Queen Of Harlem
DIRECTED BY: Trinidad Rodriguez | Documentary | U.S.A | 2008 | 17 mins | English
LOGLINE: A Portrait of Faith and Rebellion
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Panomundo Part 1: The Evolution of Steel Pan
DIRECTED BY: CHARYSSE HARPER | Short Documentary | Trinidad & Tobago, USA and UK | 2015 | 43 min | English
LOGLINE: Part 1 of 2-part documentary about the history of the steelpan and its global influence.
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Paradise Lost
DIRECTED BY: Christopher Laird | Documentary | Trinidad & Tobago | 2015 | 35 mins | English
LOGLINE: Peter Minshall, the internationally famous Carnival designer, reminisces on the designing of his first major band, Paradise Lost.
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Peggy Su!
DIRECTED BY: Frances-Anne Solomon | Feature Film | U.K. | 1997 | 92 mins | English
LOGLINE: Peggy yearns for romance but is also a realist
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Percussions, Impressions And Reality
DIRECTED BY: Allan Siegel | Documentary | U.S.A | 1978 | 30 mins | English
LOGLINE: The origins of Puerto Rican folk music in the United States.
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Positive And Pregnant
DIRECTED BY: Candice Lela- Rolingson | Documentary | Trinidad & Tobago | 2010 | 24 mins | English
LOGLINE: A story of the prevention of HIV/AIDS transmission from a young mother to her child.
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Primetime: Fighting Back Against Foreclosure
DIRECTED BY: Jennifer Fasulo & Manauvaskar Kublall | Documentary | U.S.A | 2009 | 23 mins | English
LOGLINE: Into the homes and hearts of two NYC women who have been pummeled by the foreclosure tsunami.
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Public Spaces
DIRECTED BY: Christopher Laird | Documentary | Trinidad & Tobago | 2012 | 15 mins | English
LOGLINE: The Architecture of Colin Laird
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Punta Soul
DIRECTED BY: Nyahsa Lang | Documentary | Beize | 2008 | 39 mins | English
LOGLINE: Chronicles the evolution of popular Garifuna music from Belize and explores the role of the music in Belize’s cultural awakening.
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Quienes Son?
DIRECTED BY: Alex Stikich | Experimental Short | U.S.A, Cuba | 2002 | 8 mins | English
LOGLINE: Combining documentary with fantasy, an extraterrestrial metaphor to look at the lighter side of a possible Cuban invasion.
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Quiet Desparation
DIRECTED BY: Renee Pollonais | Short Film | Trinidad & Tobago | 2010 | 23 mins | English
LOGLINE: Quiet Desperation is the story of 58-year-old Heathcliff Defour, a man fast approaching retirement with a lot of “luggage.”
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Rain
DIRECTED BY: Maria Govan | Feature Film | Bahamas | 2008 | 123 mins | English
LOGLINE: When everything she knew was gone, Rain searched for the only family she had left.
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Resilience: Stories Of Single Black Mothers
DIRECTED BY: Lisa Valencia-Svensson | Documentary | Canada | 2010 | 48 mins | English
LOGLINE: Resilience is an intimate, richly detailed documentary that confronts long-held stereotypes by stepping inside the lives of three real women in the real world
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Reunion
DIRECTED BY: Frances-Anne Solomon | Documentary | U.K. | 1993 | 25 mins | English
LOGLINE: In 1943, 300 middle-class “colored” women from across the West Indies were recruited to the ATS during WW2. A “minority” film with real mainstream appeal.
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Room For Rent
DIRECTED BY: Ginger Knight | Feature Film | Jamaica | 2012 | 90 mins | English
LOGLINE: Tracy – Ann wants to get rich by any means necessary.
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Samuel Lind’s Coastal World
DIRECTED BY: Sonia Fritz | Documentary | Puerto Rico | 2006 | 24 mins | English
LOGLINE: A look at the colors, music and culture that inspire the art of Samuel Lind, an Afro-Puerto Rican painter, graphic artist and sculptor
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Santimanitay
DIRECTED BY: Christopher Laird | Documentary | Trinidad & Tobago | 1989 | 23 mins | English
LOGLINE: Mas by Minshall.
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Sargasso! A Caribbean Love Story
DIRECTED BY: Michael Gilkes | Feature Film | Dominica | 1991 | 45 mins | English
LOGLINE: A Caribbean Love Story, based on the novel Wide Sargasso Sea
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Secondhand (Pepe)
DIRECTED BY: Hanna Rose Shell & Vanessa Bertozzi | Documentary | United States, Haiti, Canada | 2007 | 24 mins | English
LOGLINE: The flow of secondhand clothing from North America to Haiti.
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Share And Share Alike
DIRECTED BY: Melissa A. Gomez | Documentary | Antigua | 2008 | 38 mins | English
LOGLINE: There are few bonds stronger than the collective love and values of a West Indian family.
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Sistahs Concert, The
DIRECTED BY: Nicole Brooks | Documentary | Canada | 2010 | 47 mins | English
LOGLINE: A group of Canada's Black female vocalists come together on one stage
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Soca In She Samba
DIRECTED BY: Christopher Laird | Documentary | Trinidad & Tobago | 1987 | 60 mins | English
LOGLINE: Young King and Road March Champion, David Rudder travels to Bahia, Brazil, in search of the “Bahia Gyal”
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Solitary Alchemist
DIRECTED BY: Mariel Brown | Documentary | Trinidad & Tobago, U.K. | 2009 | 70 mins | English
LOGLINE: What happens when talent isn’t enough? When, in spite of a life of work, you look around in the autumn of your life and discover that your world is not what you thought it would be.
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Spiders’ Webs (Toiles D’araignées)
DIRECTED BY: Ibrahima Touré | Feature Film | Mali | 2011 | 92 mins | English
LOGLINE: Challenging village traditions…
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Story of Lover’s Rock, The
DIRECTED BY: Menelik Shabaz | Documentary | U.K. | 2011 | 97 mins | English
LOGLINE: The story of a genre of reggae that was created in the UK
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Survivor’s Project
DIRECTED BY: Cabral Trotman | Documentary | Canada | 2007 | 45 mins | English
LOGLINE: The traumatic impact and implications of gun violence on young people, and young black men in particular, living in low-income, racialized neighbourhoods
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Sweet Sugar Rage
DIRECTED BY: Honor Ford-Smith & Harclyde Walcott | Documentary | Jamaica | 1985 | 45 mins | English
LOGLINE: A popular Jamaican women's troupe uses improvisation and theater as consciousness-raising tools for both rural and urban audiences
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Symbiosis
DIRECTED BY: Rodney V. Smith | Short Film | Canada | 2011 | 6 min. | English
LOGLINE: It needs to feed...
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THE BLACK CREOLES
DIRECTED BY: MARTHA CLARISA HERNANDEZ & MARIA JOSE ALVAREZ | Feature Documentary | Nicaragua & Costa Rica | 2015 | 83 min | Spanish w/ English Subtitles
LOGLINE: Memories and Identities – Los Negros-Creoles.
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The Call
DIRECTED BY: Stockton Miller | Short Film | Barbados | 2016 | 5 min | English
LOGLINE: Time and the art of surprise have big plans for a young boy’s day
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The Hardweares
DIRECTED BY: Ruby Robinson | Series | Jamaica, USA | 2015 | 30 min | English
LOGLINE: A family reality series where family and music meet home and garden.
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The Madonna Murti
DIRECTED BY: Oyetayo Raymond & Ojoade Sharon Syriac | Documentary | Trinidad & Tobago | 2013 | 54 min | English
LOGLINE: A documentary showcasing The Madonna Murti located in South Trinidad at the Siparia Roman Catholic Church, a black female statue venerated by Catholics as the Virgin Mary and worshipped by Hindus as a black Hindu Goddess
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The Shouters and the Control Freak Empire
DIRECTED BY: Oyetavo Raymond Ojoade and Professor Onwubibo Agozino | Documentary | Trinidad & Tobago | 2010 | 28 mins | English
LOGLINE: Intertwines Christianity with African cultural practices and juxtaposes Euro-centricism with Afro-centricismÉ
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The Strange Days of Joey Davis
DIRECTED BY: Rodney V. Smith | Short Film | USA | 2009 | 6 min. | English
LOGLINE: Not all doors are meant to be opened.
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The Wind That Blows
DIRECTED BY: Thomas Weston | Documentary | Bequia, USA | 2013 | 59 min | English
LOGLINE: A humble community on a tiny Caribbean island clings to its proud past.
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Thick
DIRECTED BY: Skyrocket Productions | Feature Film | U.S.A | 2014 | 90 mins | English
LOGLINE: Sex. Money. There is no Loyalty
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Things Worse
DIRECTED BY: James Hoffman | Short Film | Canada | 2013 | 8 mins | English
LOGLINE: A man is haunted by a ghost that is going to teach him how to live life...
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Tolerance
DIRECTED BY: Reginald T. Campbell Jr. | Documentary | Jamaica and USA | 2014 | 28 min. | English and Jamaican Patois
LOGLINE: An in-depth look at the lives of members in the Jamaican LGBTQ community.
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Trapped In An Elevator
DIRECTED BY: Rommel Hall | Short Film | U.K. | 2007 | 19 mins | English
LOGLINE: A wild ride on a malfunctioning elevator.
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Trip & Mary Jane
DIRECTED BY: HarMageddo Productions | Short Film | United States | 2013 | 15 mins | English
LOGLINE: In his pursuit of musical stardom in 1945, Trip, an aspiring musician, is caught between the police and local gangster, Mississippi Black.
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Trou D’air
DIRECTED BY: Nina Vilus | Short Film | Guadeloupe | 2010 | 7 mins | English
LOGLINE: She encounters a thief, while experiencing an anxiety attack.
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Unity: Hip Hop’s Next Chapter
DIRECTED BY: Mark Holmes & Mark Holt | Documentary | Canada | 2011 | 47 mins | English
LOGLINE: It’s a question that has been asked time and time again, how do we as a society connect to our youth?
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Voodoo and the Church in Haiti
DIRECTED BY: Bob Richards & Andrea Leland | Documentary | Haiti | 1989 | 45 Min | English
LOGLINE: A classic film on the subject of Voodoo.
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Voodoo Dance
DIRECTED BY: Elsie Haas | Documentary | Haiti | 1989 | 52 mins | English
LOGLINE: Despite its exploitation, romanticization and vilification, Voodoo remains an authentic and stabilizing cultural base of everyday Haitian society.
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Wash Off Anonymous
DIRECTED BY: Stockton Miller | Short Film | Barbados | 2016 | 5 Min | English
LOGLINE: Criminals mistake a youngster with super powers for a normal citizen
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What My Mother Told Me
DIRECTED BY: Frances- Anne Solomon | Feature Film | Trinidad & Tobago | 1995 | 57 mins | English
LOGLINE: One woman’s dramatic journey towards self-discovery.
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Wild T&T
DIRECTED BY: Alex Deverteuil | Short Documentary | Trinidad & Tobago and Tobago | 2005 | 45 mins | English
LOGLINE: A celebration of T&T’s amazing wealth of wildlife and a plea for its conservation.
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Wilderness
DIRECTED BY: Dawn Wilkinson | Short Film | Canada | 2012 | 12 mins | English
LOGLINE: A single mother’s lonely struggle coping with the realities of her son’s refusal of treatment for schizophrenia.
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Winter Tale, A
DIRECTED BY: Frances-Anne Solomon | Feature Film | Canada | 2008 | 105 mins | English
LOGLINE: The bullet that shattered a community... Bitter and tragic, funny and hopeful, the film tells a uniquely Canadian story that features Toronto as a central character.
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Womanish Ways, Freedom, Human Rights & Democracy
DIRECTED BY: Marion Bethel | Documentary | Bahamas | 2013 | 75 mins | English
LOGLINE: The Woman’s Suffrage Movement in the Bahamas 1948-1962
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YesYesNino
DIRECTED BY: Dan Smeby | Documentary | Canada | 2015 | 2 mins | English
LOGLINE: The voyeuristic approach to the piece is meant to describe the allure of Caribbean culture, even as far north as Toronto, Canada.
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Yurumein – Homeland, The Caribs of St. Vincent
DIRECTED BY: Andrea Leland | Documentary | U.S.A, Belize | 2014 | 50 mins | English
LOGLINE: Resistance, Rupture & Repair: The story of the Caribs of St. Vincent in the Caribbean
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