Horace Ove and Lil X – just two of several Trinidadian icons taking part in this summer’s CaribbeanTales Film Festival

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEToronto – June 28, 2007 A host of Trinidadian celebrities and filmmakers will be in Toronto this summer to participate in the 2nd Annual CaribbeanTales Film Festival. The celebration of Caribbean film and television will feature legendary filmmaker Horace Ove, music video guru ‘Lil X” and Gayelle the Channel’s Chris Laird – just…

Drum Beat

The multimedia artist Elspeth Duncan from Trinidad recently spent time here (lucky us!), and posted this about her experiences working with us on a documentary about Master drummer Muhtadi Thomas: The name Muhtadi means ‘rightly guided’. As he says, if each one of us looks back on our lives, we will see that we have…

Miss Lou in Miami

Two clips from “Miss Lou Then & Now” that will screen on Thursday 17 May, at 6.30 pm, at the Historical Museum of Southern Florida. After the screening, writers Malachi Smith, Donna Weir-Soley, Andrea Smith, and Geoffrey Philp will perform some of the Jamaican icon’s works. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uxOFHTs5zHk]Miss Lou:”Know from whence you came!”[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H7WjUNa-h-A]Miss Lou: The first…

Frances-Anne Solomon’s A Winter Tale wins Outstanding Feature Film Award, and lead actress Leonie Forbes is honoured at the 2007 ReelWorld Film Fest

Frances-Anne Solomon’s A Winter Tale took home the Tonya Lee Williams Award for Outstanding Canadian Feature at the Seventh Annual ReelWorld Film Festival‘s (RWFF) Closing Night Gala on Sunday April 15, 2007. The film also won Special Mention in the Outstanding Screenplay category at the packed awards ceremony. Since making its world premiere as the…