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Life and Death

Life and Death

As the world continues to consume single-use plastic at alarming rates, this atmospheric film imagines a world where plastic replaces water – our singular life force – and other key aspects of natural life. An elegiac dystopia set in the Caribbean, the film explores various scenarios, transforming the idyllic into the undesirable. It is a Caribbean call to action, and a message to all of us who share the planet.


Life and Death


Sonja Dumas

Year of Release:



Trinidad and Tobago



Type / Genre:

Documentary, Experimental


4 minutes


No Rating


Mon 19 Aug 2019, 1.00pm, Medulla Art Gallery

Tue 20 Aug 2019, 10.00am, Medulla Art Gallery

Wed 21 Aug 2019, 10.00am, Medulla Art Gallery

Thu 22 Aug 2019, 10.00am, Medulla Art Gallery

Fri 23 Aug 2019, 10.00am, Medulla Art Gallery

World Premiere

About the Director(s):

Sonja Dumas

Sonja Dumas

Sonja is a performer, choreographer, writer, filmmaker, teacher and arts development consultant.  An award-winning filmmaker, she has written, directed and produced several films that speak to the Caribbean experience. Sonja is also the founder of Continuum Dance Project and co-founder and co-director of COCO Dance Festival, one of the largest contemporary dance festivals in the Caribbean.

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