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A Caribbean Dream

A Caribbean Dream

The Cropover festival, lovers’ quarrels, powerful herbs…and fairies. Those are the ingredients that director and screenwriter Shakirah Bourne has brewed into a modern-day retelling of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Set in Barbados, the film mixes Shakespearean language with Barbadian dialect amid lush tropical imagery for a Caribbean take on a comic classic.

Title:

A Caribbean Dream

Director(s):

Shakirah Bourne

Year of Release:

2017

Region:

Barbados

Language:

English

Type / Genre:

Narrative Feature

Runtime:

82 minutes

Rating:

PG-13

Showtimes:

Sat 23 Sept, 11.00am, MovieTowne POS Screen 8, Q+A

T+T Premiere


About the Director(s):

Shakirah Bourne

Shakirah Bourne

Barbadian Shakirah Bourne’s first feature film, the comedy-drama Payday (2013), has been screened throughout the Caribbean, the USA and the UK. She has since written Two Smart (writer/co-director), Next Payday (writer/producer) and A Caribbean Dream (writer/director). A Caribbean Dream won Best UK Feature at the London Independent Film Festival and Best International Feature at the Charlotte Black Film Festival. 

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