Meet the filmmakers, hear their pitches, attend screenings and the fetes
September 6, Tuesday – Opening Night
6 p.m. – 11 p.m./ Lakeside Eats, Harbourfront Centre
Welcome Dinner and meet the filmmakers
September 7, Wednesday
6 p.m. – 9 p.m./ Lakeside Terrace, Harbourfront Centre
Opening “Fete” – hosted by the Consulate General for the Republic of T&T in Toronto and Award Ceremony: Honouring Cameron Bailey
8:00 p.m. – 11 p.m./ Studio Theatre Harbourfront Centre
Screening: Forward Home & Calypso Rose Lioness of the Jungle
September 11, Sunday
8 a.m. – 11:30 a.m./ National Film Board of Canada/150 John Street
Breakfast and The Pitch session by filmmakers
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. / ING Toronto Café, Yonge Street
September 13, Tuesday
7:30 p.m. -10 p.m./ Studio Theatre Harbourfront Centre
Screening: Ghett’a Life and New Caribbean Cinema
September 15, Thursday
7 p.m. – 10 p.m./ Studio Theatre Harbourfront Centre
Screening: Dominion / Hit Me With Music + Shorts
September 16, Friday
6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m./ Marilyn Brewer Room/Studio Theatre, Harbourfront Centre
Red Carpet Reception hosted by the Consul General for Antigua
7:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Screening: The Skin
September 17, Saturday
11 a.m. – 12 p.m. noon/ Lakeside Terrace, Harbourfront Centre
Carnival Workshop with Christopher Pinheiro
Noon – 1:30 p.m./ Lakeside Terrace, Harbourfront Centre
Screening: Calypso Dreams
2 p.m. – 4:30 p.m./ Studio Theatre Harbourfront Centre
Screening: 10 Years of Animae Caribe (Caribbean Animation)
5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m./ Studio Theatre Harbourfront Centre
Screening: Mas Man + Shorts
8 p.m. – 10:30 p.m./ Studio Theatre Harbourfront Centre
Screening: Fire in Babylon + Shorts
PRESS AND INDUSTRY SCREENINGS
CaribbeanTales 2011 Toronto Film Showcase
NFB Mediatheque Theatre, 150 John St. (Opposite Scotiabank Theatres)
September 12, Monday, 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Director: Chris Browne, Jamaica. Dur: 90 Mins
An “against the odds” action drama set in a politically turbulent inner city community of Kingston. Derrick, determined inner city teenager struggles to realize his dream of becoming a champion boxer, despite a country, community and family conflicted by a divisive political system.
September 13, Tuesday, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
LITTLE BOY BLUE
Director: Nicholas Attin, Trinidad & Tobago. Dur: 89 Mins
Little Boy Blue follows a depressed art teacher who becomes the victim of paranormal disturbances after confiscating a strange pendant from an orphaned student. The character Bill a troubled man with a tragic past struggles to find happiness, confiscating a mysterious pendant from the orphan, Georgie boy, as his visions of a spectre plague his sleep that eventually make the terrifying transition from the world of dreams into reality.
September 14, Wednesday, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
10 YEARS OF CARIBBEAN ANIMATION, Trinidad & Tobago. Dur: 120 Mins
Presented by Camille Selvon Abrahams of Animae Caribe.
10 Years of Caribbean Animation from Animae Caribe shows the best of Caribbean animation using all animated short films with colorful and innovative local characters and storylines developed especially for children, young adults and older.
SHORT FILMS WILL RUN THROUGHOUT THE ENTIRE EVENT
Caribbean Tales Worldwide Distribution Inc.
Frances-Anne Solomon: http://caribbeantales-worldwide.com/
E: [email protected] T: 416.910.6496
For further information and to reserve:
Planet3 Communications Ltd. – [email protected]
Joanne Smale: mobile 416.554.2637/Sacha Miller: mobile 647.293.4808
For media inquiries:
Pennant Media Group – [email protected] Kevin Pennant: 416.596.2978