The Filmmakers Collaborative of Trinidad and Tobago (FILMCO) has launched the 18th edition of the trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff), which the organisation has managed since 2019.
The ttff showcases films from and about the Caribbean and its diaspora.
Under the theme #lookwe, films on the roster this year will include World and Caribbean premiers. The countries represented in this year’s Festival include Trinidad, Jamaica, Guyana, Barbados, Antigua and Barbuda, Suriname, St. Vincent, Haiti, Brazil, The Bahamas, Puerto Rico, France, Spain, Germany, USA, Netherlands, and Nepal.
This year’s Festival premieres on September 20, with the Opening Night, being hosted at Queen’s Hall from 6pm-11pm.
Audiences will be able to mix and mingle with local and international filmmakers and actors, while getting the chance to see the premier film, “Doubles” which was written and directed by Ian Harnarine, a Canadian born to Trinidadian parents.
Plus, get ready for live entertainment by Olatunji Yearwood.