Grace and Saleem

An unintended road trip, a comical first dinner and an awkward meeting of families on Christmas day all encompass Grace and Saleem’s story of an unlikely couple told via three distinctive chapters of their relationship together.


Grace and Saleem (2019)


Trinidad and Tobago






Jian Hennings


Mon 19 Aug 2019, 5.00pm, Take ONE Film, Q+A

Tue 20 Aug 2019, 4.30pm, The University of the West Indies Take ONE Film, Q+A

Thu 22 Aug 2019, 6.30pm, Take ONE Film

Fri 23 Aug 2019, 6.30pm, Take ONE Film

World Premiere

Jian Hennings

Jian Hennings

A writer/director from Trinidad and Tobago, Jian Hennings first explored his interest in the divergent cultural identities that make up his country within his feature-length student film Back to Freeport (2017). He continues this exploration into personal connections via individuals from significantly different cultural backgrounds, now encompassed within the romantic story of Grace & Saleem (2019). Jian hopes to continue his exploration of social/cultural connection within his beautifully distinctive island home of Trinidad and Tobago via continued experimentation and a deep love of film.

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