CaribbeanTales YOUTH FILM FESTIVAL
Celebrating Black History Month – February 2009
February 2009, CaribbeanTales will showcase a unique series of films and documentaries, from and about the African diaspora.
Each screening will represent a broad range of experiences that both celebrates and educates on the richness and diversity of African history, deepening audiences’ understanding of Canada’s vibrant multicultural communities.
FILMS TO BE SCREENED INCLUDE:
THE ROSA PARKS STORY by Julie Dash
AFRICA UNITE by Stephanie Black
THE AGRONOMIST by Jonathan Demme
DAUGHTERS OF THE DUST by Julie Dash
SPEAKERS FOR THE DEAD by Sudz Sutherland
A WINTER TALE by Frances-Anne Solomon
JOURNEY TO JUSTICE by Milton Bryan and Roger MacTair
POOR BOY’S GAME by Clement Virgo
February 11-28 2009
Silvercity Yorkdale, 3401 Dufferin Street
Coliseum Scarborough, 300 Borough Drive
Silvercity Yonge-Eglinton, 2300 Yonge Street
Educators: Free admission per 10 students
BOOKING YOUR CLASS
Educators and High Schools that are interested in making a reservation for their class should contact (416) 598-1410 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About CaribbeanTales: CaribbeanTales’ mandate is to foster and encourage intercultural understanding and citizen participation through the creation, distribution and presentation of educational films, videos, new media and resource materials that reflect the diversity and creativity of Caribbean-Canadian and African Diasporic heritage and culture.
Our vision is to contribute to an inclusive Canadian society by celebrating the rich traditions of Caribbean heritage storytelling.
We invite students and teachers to come out and enjoy this one-of-a-kind festival.
For more information please contact:
CaribbeanTales Youth Film Festival Co-ordinator
99 Gore Vale Avenue
Toronto ON M6J 2R5