[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K3JQH80peoA]Just a reminder of the excitement that we have in store for you at the Opening of the 2nd Annual CaribbeanTales Film Festival starting tomorrow Friday 13th July at the NFB Mediatheque.
During the day workshops and in-depth Q&A sessions with celebrated film and video-makers, will turn a sharp focus onto the latest film and television trends from the Caribbean region. At our Opening night presentation, we honour legendary British-Trinidadian filmmaker Horace Ove. The evening will end with a screening of award-winning Canadian-Trinidadian video-maker’s Richard Fung’s latest film “Uncomfortable”.
Video Clip:: A hilarious teaser from “The Choir” (Lord Have Mercy! Ep. 8) starring dbi.young, Rachel Price, Dennis Sprangalang Hall, an Leonie Forbes, which be screened tomorrow as part of the workshop on Caribbean “Series & Sitcoms”.
Workshops: Friday, July 13th, 2007
SITCOMS & SERIES, Friday, July 13th at 12:30 p.m. (NFB Mediatheque)
A Workshop to discuss Caribbean sitcoms and series, old & new, using clips from episodes 3 popular caribbean-based series: Westwood Park , Lord Have Mercy!, and Who the Cap Fits.
CARIBBEAN ANIMATION, Friday, July 13th at 2:00 p.m. (NFB Mediatheque)
At 2:00 p.m. a second workshop will follow, focusing on Caribbean animation. Attendees will enjoy 20 minutes of animated works from Animae Caribe: Caribbean Animation, Film & New-Media Festival, and a discussion with Camille Selvon Abrahams.
THE NEW MEDIA, Friday, July 13th at 4:00 p.m. (NFB Mediatheque)
A final workshop discussing new media will take place at 4:00 p.m. with guest Georgia Popplewell of Caribbean Free Radio and Global Voices.
MUSIC VIDEOS FROM TRINIDAD & TOBAGO : Featuring music videos by popular Trinidad artists including soca sensation Machel Montano and David Rudder.
6PM: OPENING NIGHT PRESENTATION: HONOURING HORACE OVÉ
Dream to Change the World – Horace Ové (UK)
Uncomfortable: The Art of Christopher Cozier – Richard Fung (CAN)
The work and ideas of artist Christopher Cozier in the context of post-independence Trinidad’s oil-rich economy, complicated ethnic politics, and vibrant cultural forms.