Banwari Man and The Canoe Makers

“Banwari Man and The Canoe Makers” describes the seminal find, in Trinidad in 1971, of human remains indicating the earliest dates of human settlement in the Caribbean, as told by the head of the Banwari Man excavation team, Peter Harris.

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Banwari Man and The Canoe Makers (2019)

Short (9mins) Documentary


Trinidad and Tobago




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Neisha Agostini-Irlacher


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Neisha Agostini-Irlacher

Neisha Agostini-Irlacher

Independent filmmaker Neisha Agostini-Irlacher resides in Trinidad &Tobago and has worked with an array of local media agencies producing cultural interest television programmes. Educated at Boston University and Goldsmiths College, London she has received a BA in TV and Film Production and an MA in Documentary Filmmaking.
She has produced and directed 5 independent short films analyzing multicultural patterns in T&T society, exploring the diversity which exists and what it is to be uniquely Caribbean. She is currently looking for finishing funds for her most recent documentary Upside Down that explores the history of Dragon Mas.

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