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CaribbeanTales International Film Festival

In association with
The Consulate General of Barbados at Toronto
will hold its
Media Launch and Public Festival Reveal for #CTFF2017 and present the Canadian Premiere of A Caribbean Dream directed by Shakirah Bourne produced by Melissa Simmonds and Lynette Eastmond, a Bajan take on a Shakespeare classic!

Additionally, in collaboration with Urbansoul Inc. CTFF presents The premiere screening of the trailer and exclusive behind-the-scenes footage of: Brown Girl Begins directed by Sharon Lewis produced by Jenn Paul, Floyd Kane, Vince Buda

Join us on Thursday July 6th at 6:30pm Location: The Royal Cinema 608 College Street Toronto, ON M6G 1B4
The Hon. Dr. Jean Augustine, Board Member of CaribbeanTales Inc. John Reid, CEO, Cable&Wireless/FLOW, Lead Sponsor Frances-Anne Solomon, Executive Director, CTFF Nicole Brooks, CaribbeanTales Market Incubator Manager
There will be a talkback after the screening with the two wonderful directors: Shakirah Bourne (pictured below left) and Sharon Lewis (pictured below right), moderated by Artist, Designer and Art Educator, Quentin VerCetty, a co-founder of Black Future Month and the Black Speculative Arts Movement – Toronto chapter.


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Directed by Shakirah Bourne. Produced by Melissa Simmonds and Lynette Eastmond. Barbados, 2016. Shakespeare’s romantic comedy A Midsummer Night’s Dream is re-set in Barbados and brought into the 21st Century where Theseus and Hippolyta are returning nationals, come home to be married during Crop Over. The island’s history, folklore, culture and landscape lend themselves wonderfully to the mysticism and chaos that ensue.
Directed by Sharon Lewis Produced by Jenn Paul, Floyd Kane, Vince Buda Canada, 2017.Premiere Viewing of: TRAILER and BEHIND THE SCENES FOOTAGE!
In 2049 the poor are confined to an island off the mainland of Toronto renamed The Burn. Ti-Jeanne, a reluctant priestess, must resurrect Caribbean spirits and survive the possession ritual that killed her mother or her people will die.


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For Media Inquiries please contact: Dayo Kefentse 416.573.DAYO (3296)


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