CaribbeanTales International Film Festival 2015
Celebrates 10 Years, with an Outstanding
Program of Films and Shorts.
At a recent media launch held at the Consulate General for the Republic of
Trinidad and Tobago in Toronto on July 8th, CaribbeanTales unveiled its
2015 Program. The standing- room-only event featured many Toronto
luminaries, and was MC’d by the Honourable Jean Augustine, PC, CM with
speakers including T&T Consul General Dr. Vidya Gyan Tota-Maharaj,
CaribbeanTales founder and Executive Director Frances-Anne Solomon,
Programmer Christopher Pinheiro, Partnerships Coordinator Emmy Pantin, and
Incubator Chair Dr. Rita Shelton-Deverell.
CaribbeanTales continues to have its finger on the pulse of a dynamic
movement of evolving film expression across the region and its Diaspora,”
says founder and filmmaker Frances-Anne Solomon. “In just ten years, a
very short period of time, our film stories have matured to become
stunningly assured, explosive, transgressive, probing, beautiful and
urgent. And this is what we see represented on screen in this year’s
Running from September 9 – 19 at the Royal Cinema, CTFF’s 10th anniversary
edition will showcase a fantastic selection of Caribbean films from around
the globe. These include 16 feature-length films and 30 short films in
Official Competition for the CTFF Jury and Audience Awards, to be announced
on the closing night – September 19.