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Mangroves

Mangroves

A man goes in search of something mysterious in the Trinidadian mangroves, unravelling a supernatural world as he races back to safety, before the sun sets.

Title:

Mangroves

Director(s):

Teneille Newallo

Year of Release:

2018

Region:

Trinidad and Tobago

Language:

English

Type / Genre:

Narrative Short

Runtime:

10 minutes

Rating:

14+

Showtimes:

Fri 21 Sep 2018, 8.30pm, MovieTowne, POS - Screen 8 q+a

Sat 22 Sep 2018, 6.30pm, MovieTowne, Tobago

Mon 24 Sep 2018, 8.30pm, MovieTowne, POS - Screen 8

Mon 24 Sep 2018, 6.00pm, MovieTowne, POS - Screen 7 q+a

T+T Premiere


About the Director(s):

Teneille Newallo

Teneille Newallo

Teneille Newallo is an award winning filmmaker who started her career at Florida Atlantic University, earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theater Performance. She has over 15 years experience on stage and on screen as a host and as an actor, both in T&T and the US in major productions like Bazodee and Play The Devil; and eventually also merged into screenwriting, producing and directing. The Cutlass, which made the shortlist for the Sundance Screenwriters Lab 2012, is Teneille’s debut feature-length film as a screenwriter, producer and casting director. It won multiple awards including both People’s Choice and Best Feature Film at TTFF, 2016 and at PBCFF 2018. Her screenplay, Soucouyant, now being turned into a TV series, also made the shortlist for the Sundance Screenwriters Lab in 2015. “Mangroves” is her debut short film as a director.

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