Come & Celebrate With Us!

TODAY, Saturday 28th Ocotber: Come join us at the Camera Bar, 1028 Queen Street Toronto, from 1-7pm, to celebrate the Second Season of Literature Alive, with A DAY OF SCREENINGS AND DISCUSSION, featuring “The Best Of Literature Alive Season 1”. The programme: 1:00 p.m. Memory PlacesHaitian-Canadian Dany Laferriere, Indo-Trinidadian Ramabai Espinet, Toronto’s Flow 93.5 DJ…

Thank you “Auntie Rita”

Dr. Rita Cox (“Auntie Rita” to many), was honored at the Parkdale Library on July 26th. While she was the Librarian in Parkdale, Rita created an amazing collection of books, which has been renamed the Rita Cox Black and Caribbean Heritage Collection.An endowment fund set up to protect and maintain the fund – The Rita…

Walk Good, Miss Lou

We were very sad to hear that Miss Lou died today. She lived a long and full life, but everyone touched even briefly by her life and art will mourn the passing of a mighty spirit.Leda Serene Films/CaribbeanTales together with the IRIE FESTIVAL invite you to join us for “A Celebration of Miss Lou” –…

Leda Serene Films & CaribbeanTales celebrate a productive year!

We’ve had a busy year at Leda Serene Films and CaribbeanTales. Over the past 18 months we’ve produced:The multi-facetted LiteratureAlive project including– 20 documentaries – Literature Alive Seasons 1 and 2, produced in association with Bravo!, CLT, BookTV, CIFVF, and OMNI.– 5 audio Books by Caribbean-Canadian authors, with support from the Trillium Foundation– 5 radio…

LiteratureAliveOnline announces “Our Voices/Our Story” Writing Contest

“Ultimately, LiteratureAliveOnline, and the LiteratureAlive Writing Contest represent an exercise in youth empowerment through written expression. They emphasize that the well-spring of creative work is personal experience, ancestry, and migration.” This is an excerpt from Frances-Anne Solomon’s speech at the Launch of LiteratureAliveOnline, our new website, where we also announced our Writing Contest “Our Voice/Our…