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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!

Events will be added to this schedule as they are confirmed.

Opening "Fete" and Award Ceremony

6:00pm

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

Film

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

8:00pm

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.

Film

Lectures

Ghett'a Life and Short Film Screening

7:30pm

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.

Film

Music on Film followed by Q&A

7:30pm

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.

Film

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

6:00pm

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.

Film

Lectures

Carnival Workshop and Calypso Dreams

11:00am

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

Film

Learning

Caribbean Animated Films

2:00pm – 4:30pm

A screening of the best Caribbean animated films.

Film

Screening: Mas Man and Shorts about Carnival

5:00pm – 7:00pm

A not-to-miss screening of Carnival films.

Film

Fire in Babylon and Short Film Screening

7:00pm

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

Film

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