CaribbeanTales Announces The 8th Annual CaribbeanTales Toronto Film Showcase

August 17 – September 14, 2013 http://www.staging6.caribbeantales.org/CTFF// CaribbeanTales (CT), the Caribbean Diaspora’s most dynamic film festival group comes to Toronto August 17 – September 14 at the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE), 210 Princes’ Blvd and Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queen’s Quay West. The festival will showcase ten feature-length and 20 short films in Official Competition*,…

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Telefilm Canada

CaribbeanTales is proud to announce that TELEFILM CANADA is an once again Official Sponsor of our 2013 Incubator Program and Youth Challenge! Telefilm Canada is a team of some 200 enthusiasts of Canadian cinema. Dedicated to the cultural, commercial and industrial success of Canada’s audiovisual industry, Telefilm, through its various funding and promotion programs, supports…

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Caribbean Tales 2013 Media Launch

Date: Thursday July 11, 2013 Venue: Consulate General for the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, Toronto Join us for the Media Launch of the 8th Annual CaribbeanTales Toronto Film Showcase, in partnership with the Harbourfront Center, and the Consulate General for the Republic of T&T. Have a drink with us to celebrate the launch of…

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The Power of the Film Festival

I came away from Caribbean Tales 2011 and TIFF 2011 with my eyes completely opened. Every filmmaker or every wannabe filmmaker needs to go and be a part of a major film festival at least once in their lives. Caribbean Tales offered that opportunity and it is part of the beauty of how the festival…

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Well known Canadian Journalist Turned Movie Producer Premieres Film in Toronto

Toronto –  (September 10th 20011)  Former Canadian broadcast journalist Mitzi Benjamin will premiere her new feature film,  The Skin, in Toronto this week. Benjamin, the other half of HamaFilms, the dynamic husband and wife filmmaking duo based in Antigua, are here for the Red Carpet premiere of their fourth feature film at the CaribbeanTales Film…

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New Jamaican Action Drama set to premiere in Toronto

Ghett’a Life, the much buzzed-about new action drama by respected director Chris Browne of Third World Cop, makes its North American debut on Tuesday, September 13 as part of CaribbeanTales 2011 Toronto Film Showcase. The  long-awaited and much-anticipated film will screen at Harbourfront Centre’s Studio Theatre, at 7:30pm. Ten years in the making, the wholly…

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YOU ARE INVITED TO CaribbeanTales @TIFF 2011

Meet the filmmakers, hear their pitches, attend screenings and the fetes http://www.staging6.caribbeantales.org/CTFF/   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…

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Cameron Bailey to be honored in Toronto

TORONTO (September 1, 2011) – A well-known Barbadian-Canadian media personality and film curator will be honoured at the 2011 CaribbeanTales Film Showcase next week. British-born Cameron Bailey, co-director responsible for the vision and execution of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), will be honoured on Wednesday, September 7 at Harbourfront’s Lakeside Terrace during the opening…

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CaribbeanTales – Tickets now Available!

Check the schedule below and buy your tickets now. Or click here to purchase tickets from Harbourfront Centre’s Box Office. For group rates or to register for our free screenings, call 416 598 1410. Choose your shows Sep 7 – Calypso Rose – Opening Gala $25.00Sep 11 – Animation Incubator $15.00Sep 13 – Ghett’a Life…

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Major Caribbean Films to Premiere in Toronto

Trailers available here: Calypso Rose: The Lioness of the Jungle: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YtzCPDBA3So Ghett’a Life: http://www.ghettalifethemovie.com The Skin: http://theskinahamafilm.wordpress.com CAPTION: Living legend, Calypso Rose. TORONTO (August 23, 2011) – The international curtain goes up in Toronto for three significant Caribbean films at the 2011 CaribbeanTales Toronto Film Showcase. The trio of major Caribbean cinematic offerings will be…

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