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Brown Girl Begins

Brown Girl Begins

Based on a prequel to Nalo Hopkinson’s novel Brown Girl in the Ring, this enthralling film imagines the post-apocalyptic Toronto where Ti-Jeanne, a young reluctant priestess, must resurrect ancient Caribbean spirits to save her people and survive the possession ritual that killed her mother.

Title:

Brown Girl Begins

Director(s):

Sharon Lewis

Year of Release:

2017

Region:

Canada

Language:

English

Type / Genre:

Narrative Feature

Runtime:

84 minutes

Rating:

PG-13

Showtimes:

Fri 21 Sep 2018, 6.00pm, MovieTowne, San'Do - Screen 4

Sat 22 Sep 2018, 6.00pm, MovieTowne, POS - Screen 8 q+a

Sat 22 Sep 2018, 8.00pm, Grundlos Kollektiv director talk + lime

Tue 25 Sep 2018, 8.30pm, MovieTowne, POS - Screen 7

Tue 25 Sep 2018, 6.30pm, MovieTowne, Tobago

Caribbean Premiere


About the Director(s):

Sharon Lewis

Sharon Lewis

Sharon Lewis is a Canadian television personality and film Director from Toronto, Canada. She has also acted in a number of films, including Degrassi: The Next Generation, where she was the mother of Jimmy Brooks, played by the rapper Drake. In 2017, she directed her afrofuturist feature film, Brown Girl Begins, which features David Rudder.

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