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Now in its sixth year, the CaribbeanTales Toronto Film Showcase, and the recently introduced Market Access Program, will engage families, youth, community groups and the celluloid industry in a programme that includes workshops, screenings, networking sessions, and other activities celebrating the burgeoning film and television sector in the Caribbean. Visit caribbeantales-events.com for full showcase info.

 

Part of Hot Spot Summer 2011, a series of festivals and cultural events that run from Victoria Day weekend through to Thanksgiving!

Discipline:

Venue:

Opening "Fete" and Award Ceremony

6:00pm

Film

Opening Trini-party and Caribbean Tales Award Ceremony, honouring TIFF Co-Director, Cameron Bailey.

Q-and-A with Calypso Queen MacArthur Linda Lewis followed by Film Screenings

8:00pm

Film

Lectures

An intimate Q-and-A with Calypso Queen MacArthur Linda Lewis, a.k.a. "Calypso Rose," star of the film, Calypso Rose - Lioness of the Jungle. Followed by film screenings.

Ghett'a Life and Short Film Screening

7:30pm

Film

North American premiere of Ghett’a Life, Dominion, and some of the best short films by new Caribbean filmmakers. Hosted by the Consulate General for Jamaica in Toronto.

Music on Film followed by Q&A

7:30pm

Film

North American premiere of Hit Me with Music by director Miquel Galofre (Why Do Jamaicans Run So Fast) and a Q-and-A with producer Zenesha Riley.

Reception and Red Carpet Event: Meet and Greet with Director Howard Allen followed by The Skin

6:00pm

Film

Lectures

Meet Howard Allen, director of The Skin, followed by a screening of his film. Red Carpet Event hosted by the Consulate for Antigua and Barbuda in Toronto.

Carnival Workshop and Calypso Dreams

11:00am

Film

Learning

Enjoy a carnival workshop with Christopher Pinheiro followed by the screening of the film Calypso Dreams.

Caribbean Animated Films

2:00pm – 4:30pm

Film

A screening of the best Caribbean animated films.

Screening: Mas Man and Shorts about Carnival

5:00pm – 7:00pm

Film

A not-to-miss screening of Carnival films.

Fire in Babylon and Short Film Screening

7:00pm

Film

Some of the best short films by new Caribbean filmmakers and the feature Fire in Babylon.

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