Diwali The Gift of Dance

The Caribbean, more than a melting pot, a magical womb where cultures nurture each other like nowhere else in the world; where a Trinidadian of African descent can become a master of Indian Dance, where Tassa rhymes with Gwo Ka on a Diwali night.

Diwali The Gift of Dance (2015)




French with English subtitles




Steve James

Steve James

Steve James

Born in Trinidad, a multi-talented artist with experiences ranging from music to film making. A successful writer/composer, sound engineer and renowned film director, he uses these various tools to promote the Caribbean around the world. His documentaries are a vibrant tribute to our region’s incredibly rich diversity of cultures, its historical and natural heritage, and most of all, its people.

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