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Unfinished Sentences

Unfinished Sentences

A filmmaker daughter connects to her writer father through his words, which transcend his death and help her find a way back to herself.

A filmmaker daughter and her writer father navigate the conflicting issues of their relationship: race and art, adoration and disappointment, success and failure. Until he dies and in her grief, she discovers that his poetry and prose transcend death, allowing her to hear his voice again and find a way back to herself.


Unfinished Sentences (2018)

Feature (95mins) Documentary


Trinidad & Tobago




All Ages


Saffrey Brown


Mariel Brown


Fernanda Rossi


Renaldo Frederick | Ché Jardine | Alessandra Jardine


Wed 19 Sep 2018, 6.00pm, q+a

Thu 20 Sep 2018, 6.00pm,

Mon 24 Sep 2018, 3.30pm, q+a

T+T Premiere

Mariel Brown

Mariel Brown

Mariel Brown is an award-winning director and founder of the creative and production company Savant. In 2007, her first documentary film, “The Insatiable Season”, was awarded the Audience Choice Award for Best Documentary at the Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival.  Mariel produced, directed and edited the documentary feature, The Solitary Alchemist which was screened at the Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival and was awarded the jury prize for Best Locally Produced Film.Her three-part documentary series on Trinidad and Tobago’s first Prime Minister, Eric Williams, Inward Hunger: The Story of Eric Williams recently won the Best Local Feature Film jury prize at the Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival, and has been screened at several film festivals internationally.

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