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YOU ARE INVITED TO CaribbeanTales @TIFF 2011


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

            Animation Incubator

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

            and Barbuda

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


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.


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.


Caribbean Tales Worldwide Distribution Inc.

Frances-Anne Solomon:

E:    T: 416.910.6496

For further information and to reserve:

Planet3 Communications Ltd. –

Joanne Smale: mobile 416.554.2637/Sacha Miller: mobile 647.293.4808

For media inquiries:

Pennant Media Group –  Kevin Pennant: 416.596.2978



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