Exiled and desperate after being beaten and thrown out of her house, a masculine representing lesbian finds refuge in a familiar drinking saloon. What ensues is a visceral depiction of her fears, real and imagined caused by the effects of psychological trauma homophobia and misogyny.

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Image Caption: Featured image for ‘Parolytic’. Image Caption: Featured image for ‘Parolytic’.


Parolytic (2022)

Short (14mins) Narrative




No dialogue


No Rating


Nadean Rawlins


Nadean Rawlins


Maylynne Lowe


Thu 21 Sep 2023, 5.30pm, MovieTowne, POS—Screen 09

Mon 25 Sep 2023, 3.00pm, MovieTowne, POS—Screen 09

Tue 26 Sep 2023, 3.00pm, MovieTowne, POS—Screen 10

T+T Premiere

Nadean Rawlins

Nadean Rawlins

Nadean Rawlins’ career in entertainment started over 20 years ago as an actor and since then she has worked in various capacities in theatre, television and film. In 2015 she started RAW Management, a production company and talent agency that focuses on developing and promoting Jamaican stories and talents through advancement and international exposure.

In 2020 Nadean produced her first short film “Traytown” that has screened regionally and internationally, and she produced and directed the pitch for the feature film project that received the Audience Choice Award at 2021’s Caribbean Tales “The Big Pitch” at TIFF. Since 2021 Nadean has produced and directed two short films and currently has two feature length films in development.

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