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Back to Freeport

Back to Freeport

Jamal Edwards, 30, lives a less than ideal life in the busy city of Port of Spain. He is forced to go back to his dilapidated childhood home in Freeport, where his younger brother Joseph still lives. Jamal reluctantly begins renovating the old house, only to be plagued by the memories of his abusive childhood and the broken relationship he has with his brother.

Title:

Back to Freeport

Director(s):

Jian Hennings + Kyle Sahadeo

Year of Release:

2017

Region:

Trinidad & Tobago

Language:

English

Type / Genre:

Narrative Feature

Runtime:

105 minutes

Rating:

16+

Showtimes:

  • Sat 23 Sept, 7.00pm, UWI Film Programme Q+A
  • Sun 24 Sept, 4.00pm, MovieTowne POS, Screen 7 Q+A
  • Sun 24 Sept, 3.30pm, MovieTowne San Fernando 

World Premiere


About the Director(s):

Jian Hennings

Jian Hennings

Jian Hennings has a BA in film production from the University of the West Indies, St Augustine. He has produced several short films, which reflect various aspects of T+T’s cultural and geographic makeup. His first feature film, Back to Freeport, which he co-directed with Kyle Sahadeo, is being screened at the ttff/17.

Kyle Sahadeo

Kyle Sahadeo has a BA in film production from the University of the West Indies, St Augustine. He has a passion for writing and directing stories that reflect the unique lives of the people of T+T. He has produced a number of short films and documentaries, with Back to Freeport being his debut feature-length film, which he co-directed with Jian Hennings.

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