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Charlie’s Records

Charlie’s Records

Rawlston Charles emigrated from Tobago to the USA in December 1967. Living in Bedford-Stuyvesant in Brooklyn, NY, Charles had a vision to promote calypso and soca music and its artists to the world through his record store, Charlie’s Calypso City, and music label, Charlie’s Records. “Charlie’s Records” reveals the American immigrant story of an unsung hero.

Charlie’s Records (2019)

Region:

USA

Language:

English

Rating:

PG

Director(s):

Tina Charles

Showtimes:

Sat 17 Aug 2019, 6.30pm, APA, Room 01 Charlie in attendance. Q+A with Robin Foster.

Mon 19 Aug 2019, 6.30pm, SAPA

Thu 22 Aug 2019, 6.30pm, Botanical Gardens

World Premiere


About the Director(s):

Tina Charles

Tina Charles

First-time filmmaker, Tina Charles, is a two-time Olympic gold medalist and six-time WNBA All Star for the New York Liberty. Charles is the founder of Hopey’s Heart Foundation, dedicated to raising awareness of sudden cardiac arrest through the placement of Automated External Defibrillators.

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