09-15 Sept 2020
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Zeen?

Zeen?

Chad is a pretentious white Jamaican film director. With his ragtag Caribbean cast and crew, he aims to shoot a highbrow social drama called “Brothers in Babylon” in this comedy mockumentary about filmmaking, culture and privilege.


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Zeen? (2019)

Medium Length (30mins) Narrative

Region:

Canada

Language:

English

Rating:

No Rating

Director(s):

Calyx Passailaigue

Showtimes:

Tue 15 Sep 2020, 12.00am, ttff/20 Online—Pink Bundle

Caribbean Premiere


About the Director(s):

Calyx Passailaigue

Calyx Passailaigue

Calyx Passailaigue is an award winning writer, director, producer and editor. His projects are Official Selections at many international film festivals including Beijing, Adana, Oakville, the Montreal Black Film Festival, the Toronto Black Film Festival, the San Francisco Black Film Festival and the International Film Festival of South Asia. Calyx is a winner of the Jeff Young Drama Award, the Jack Kuper Film Award, the Universal Studios Canada Scholarship in Filmmaking, the Merit Award at the Canada Shorts Film Festival and Best Film / Screenplay at the Miami 4 Social Change Film Festival. In 2017, Calyx earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree for Film Production from Ryerson University. His latest projects include “Men at War,” a comedic drama starring Eric Osborne and Richard Walters from the Netflix series Degrassi, a horror series pilot called “The Injustices,” featuring the music of Grammy nominated / Juno winning composer Michael Hanson (Glass Tiger, #NoJoke) and “Zeen?,” a comedy mockumentary produced with the support of the Canada Council for the Arts and the Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto. Currently, he is working with producers Sander Shalinsky (Beatriz at Dinner, The Red Sea Diving Resort) and Michael Bien (Billionaire Boys Club, The Clapper) to develop and write feature film scripts for a new production company.

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