Tagged with Film

Play The Devil plays for Keeps (August 28, 2016)

Play The Devil plays for Keeps (August 28, 2016)

The local film “Play the Devil,” by writer/director Maria Govan and producer Abigail Hadeed, is simultaneously an exploration of the socio-political issues underpinning T&T and the Caribbean, a coming-of-age film, and a plea for compassion in dealing with others. Govan and main actors Gareth Jenkins and Petrice Jones, who say even though the film is … Continue reading

Film bigs up Cuatro Man Munro (September 13, 2015)

Film bigs up Cuatro Man Munro (September 13, 2015)

The 14-minute documentary short The Cuatro Man tells the story of legendary T&T musician Robert Munro. Twenty-year-old director Mikhail Gibbings is excited about its nomination for best T&T Documentary Short at the T&T Film Festival (TTFF), where the film will premiere onSeptember 17. Gibbings said The Cuatro Man is intended to be the first in … Continue reading

Making stronger Caribbean TV (September 6, 2015)

Making stronger Caribbean TV (September 6, 2015)

Caribbean filmmaking is growing by leaps and bounds, and industry people are encouraging this growth by offering filmmakers immersion programs to help them refine their craft. This year’s Toronto Film Festival will see 10 teams of Caribbean filmmakers participating in the 2015 CaribbeanTales Incubator Program (CTI) between September 8 and 13. CEO of CaribbeanTales Frances-Anne … Continue reading