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The creativity of Caribbean filmmakers will be on show once again when CaribbeanTales returns. Now in its 7th year, the 2012 Toronto Film Showcase and the famed Market Incubator Program will run alongside the Toronto International Film Festival. The film fest engages families, youth, community groups, and the celluloid industry in a programme which includes workshops, screenings, networking sessions, parties and other activities celebrating the burgeoning film and television sector in the Caribbean.

- Frances-Anne Solomon, Artistic Director

Visit caribbeantales-events.com for the complete 10-day schedule of events.




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Venue:

The Story of Lover's Rock

9:00pm

Film

Directed by award-winning director/producer Menelik Shabazz, The Story Of Loverís Rock combines comedy, live performance, interviews and archival footage to shed light on the music and the generation that embraced it.

La Hija Natural (Love Child)

6:30pm

Film

La Hija Natural (Love Child) is a vibrant story about the universal search for oneself through love, forgiveness and the realization of the mystery of life.

Orpailleur

9:15pm

Film

Rod decides to return to Guiana, his native country, accompanied by Gonz, his childhood friend. In Cayenne, they begin an investigation into Rodís past. A quest that will lead them right into the heart of the virgin forest, into the camps of the illegal gold prospectors.

Broken Stones

6:30pm

Film

A captivating documentary about the devastation in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

Juan de Los Muertos (Juan of the Dead)

9:30pm

Film

It's been 50 years since the famous Castro revolution in Cuba and a horde of zombies are causing chaos. Havana has never been so bloody.

Stud Life

6:30pm

Film

Lust and homophobia put a strain on a relationship and forces a pair of friends to reevaluate their own stereotypes and beliefs on love and life.

Trini 2 De Bone featuring I'm Santana: The Movie

9:15pm

Film

The best short films from the twin republic of Trinidad and Tobago, and the Canadian premiere of puppet-web-sensation-turned-full-length-movie, I'm Santana: The Movie.

Caribbean Web Series

3:30pm

Film

Exploring the dynamic and innovative web series genre from a Caribbean perspective.

Canadian Caribbean Showcase

6:00pm

Film

Some of the best short films by Canadian filmmakers of Caribbean heritage, and featuring the world premiere of Melissa Gomez' powerful autobiographical feature documentary, Silent Music.

Back By Popular Demand

9:30pm

Film

Screenings of all the films produced through the CaribbeanTales 48hr Film Challenge, and announcement of the winners. The audience's favourite feature film and short film from the CaribbeanTales Film Showcase will also be screened.

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