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Paradise Lost

Paradise Lost

Carnival artist Peter Minshall tells the story of the design and construction of Paradise Lost, his first masquerade band for the Trinidad and Tobago carnival in 1976. He does so while viewing and reacting to the remastered version of the only known film footage of the band on stage.

Title:

Paradise Lost

Director(s):

Christopher Laird

Year of Release:

2015

Region:

Trinidad and Tobago

Language:

English

Type / Genre:

Medium-length documentary

Runtime:

34 minutes

Rating:

GA

Showtimes:

Fri 18 Sept, 4.00pm, MovieTowne POS Q&A
Thu 24 Sept, 11.00am, MovieTowne POS Q&A

World Premiere


About the Director(s):

Christopher Laird

Christopher Laird

Christopher Laird has produced over 300 documentaries, dramas and other video productions with the pioneering Banyan Limited over the past 35 years. In 2003, he co-founded the region’s first all-Caribbean television station, Gayelle. He is the director of the feature documentary No Bois Man No Fraid (ttff/13). Paradise Lost is his most recent film

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