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LOGLINE:Tribute To Samantha Pierre
DIRECTED BY: Christopher LairdSeries Trinidad & Tobago | 2010 | 60 min | English HD
Samantha Pierre was one of the Caribbean’s most talented young storytellers, one of those extraordinary Caribbean artists who passionately take on board the traditions of their calling and reinterpreted them, made them live anew, in the light of current needs and circumstance. She served as Artistic Director of Arts-in-Action, a community theatre unit of which she was a founder member and performed in storytelling festivals all over the Caribbean, North America and the UK. She was Master of Ceremonies for the Gimistory Storytelling Festival in Cayman for many years and pioneered the use of storytelling in the service of Parenting and Early Childhood Development for the Caribbean Child Support Initiative founding Storytelling for Early Childhood Parenting (STEPS) and her own initiative, Talk Anansi Storytelling Unit (TASU). her own. Samantha died on September 14th 2010 at the age of 40.