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The Book Of Jasmine

The Book Of Jasmine

Jasmine is a young Spiritual Baptist who must choose between her faith and her sexuality. As she undergoes the mourning ritual to seek guidance to suppress her desires for the woman she loves, she is taken on a spiritual journey on which she finds the answer she has been looking for.

Title:

The Book Of Jasmine

Director(s):

Melanie Grant

Region:

Barbados

Language:

English

Type / Genre:

Narrative Short

Runtime:

14 minutes

Rating:

14+

Showtimes:

  • Tue 26 Sept, 6.00pm, MovieTowne San Fernando
  • Tue 26 Sept, 8.30pm, MovieTowne tobago

T+T Premiere


About the Director(s):

Melanie Grant

Melanie Grant

Melanie Grant is in her final year of the BFA in creative arts at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill. She aspires to continue to use film as a tool for activism and hopes to highlight issues affecting women and sexual minorities in the Caribbean. She has already made a number of short films, including Pieta and The Book of Jasmine

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