Educational Screenings

CaribbeanTales Youth Film Screening Series starts Monday at the Olympus Theatres in Barbados. Bridgetown – February 12, 2010 Starting Monday February 15th, THE BEST OF CARIBBEANTALES FILM FESTIVAL opening in Barbados later this month, will offer high school students a sneak preview of some wonderful Caribbean films. The special Youth Film Screenings will take place…

Master Class with Julie Dash

The Caribbean Film and Media Academy and the US Embassy in Barbados present an exciting Master Class with renowned African American Filmmaker Julie Dash, at the Best of CaribbeanTales Film Festival. January 20th 2010 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Caribbean Film and Media Academy, and the U.S. Embassy in Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, are proud…

The CaribbeanTales Film Festival Launches Its 5th Anniversary Celebration with a Film Symposium in Barbados, and Important New Partnerships

The creative industries of film and television will receive a boost this February when CaribbeanTales, a Toronto-based multimedia company, brings together formidable local, regional and international partners to showcase, discuss and promote Caribbean film at THE BEST OF CARIBBEANTALES FILM FESTIVAL AND SYMPOSIUM that will take place at the Olympus Cinema, Sheraton Center and at…

CaribbeanTales is proud to partner with the Harbourfront Center’s Island Soul Festival

Caribbean Tales Presents An Exciting Day of Films at the Harbourfront Center’s “Island Soul” Festival Caribbean Tales Annual Film Festival is proud to partner with the Harbourfront Centre to present a day of exciting film screenings and thought-provoking Talk Back sessions at the Island Soul Festival. Curated by Caribbean Tales’ artistic director, Frances-Anne Solomon, an…

CaribbeanTales celebrates the success of its 4th Annual CaribbeanTales Film Festival

Toronto – July 22, 2009 The much buzzed about 4th Annual CaribbeanTales Film Festival has come to a close after another successful year: four event-filled days celebrating the exploding film and television industry across the Caribbean and it’s Diaspora. As Canada’s premier standalone Caribbean film festival, CaribbeanTales presented an astounding 65 of the best Caribbean…

The Canadian Black Film Festival Honours Frances-Anne Solomon for Her Outstanding Achievements in Canadian Film

Dear Friends, The Canadian Black Film Festival is hosting the event below on Sunday July 19th 1pm-5pm, and I hope you will come out and join me. Much love, Frances-Anne __________________________________ Toronto – July 16, 2009 The Canadian Black Film Festival’s monthly Film Club is pleased to announce its July session – a special tribute…

Caribbean People with Colin Rickards

Filmmaker Euzhan Palcy gives back By Colin Rickards When award-winning filmmaker Frances-Anne Solomon announced her intention in 2005 of staging a Caribbean-focussed film festival in Toronto I recall a naysayer commenting: “It won’t work. Frances-Anne is dreaming.” The lady was wrong in her assertion, because, though on a modest scale, the first Caribbean Tales Film…

LOCKDOWN is getting rave reviews!

Dear Friends, After our 3rd almost sold-out performance at the 2009 Toronto Fringe, the play is receiving rave reviews. The Toronto Star: http://www.thestar.com/entertainment/theatre/article/661058 “This gripping new work by writer/director Frances-Anne Solomon presents us with a classroom of various types rebelling against parental, school and police authority.” Moody’s Global – by Gillian Moody http://gillianmoody.blogspot.com/2009/07/july-1st-12th-lockdown-at-fringe.html “Powerful plays…

CaribbeanTales Film Festival starts tomorrow!!!!

Friends, The 4th CaribbeanTales Film Fstival starts tomorrow. Don’t miss it! Where: William Doo Auditorium, 45 Willcocks Avenue, Toronto When: July 9th – 12th 2009 Our FULL FESTIVAL PROGRAM is online here. Tickets are available now through the University of Toronto Box Office at UofTtix Box Office, (416) 978-8849 http://uofttix.ca, or Uof T’s Central Box…