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Free Cuban film screenings this Saturday at the ttff

DOC T and T is pleased to invite you to a programme of short and feature-length documentary and fiction films by the renowned Cuban filmmaker Enrique Colina, this Saturday, 03 November, at the offices of the trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff), 199 Belmont Circular Road, at 5.00pm and 8.00pm. Mr Colina will be in attendance to introduce his films and engage in Q&A sessions with audiences.

Both screenings are free and open to the public. Refreshments will be available.

5.00pm

Sloppyworks, 10 mins
Each of us has a sloppy Mr Hyde in our personality. This film explores the social and economic disease that is sloppy work.

Jau, 12 mins
This is the story of a rebel dog that prefers a life of hunger in the streets rather than a life of domesticity.

The King of the Jungle, 15 mins
For 60 years the sculpture of a lion has been observing life on the streets of the jungle that is Havana. In this film he decides to speak to his aspirations of becoming a real lion.

The Russians in Cuba, 62mins
This documentary delves into the relations between Cubans and Russians after more than 30 years of Soviet presence on the island, through the testimony and memories of various individuals.

8.00pm

Neighbours, 12 mins
A humorous look at relationships among neighbours in daily Havana life.

It’s Better Late than Never, 10 mins
Puncutality is not a popular Cuban trait. This film explores the consequences of being late for work.

Between Hurricanes, 120 mins
After a hurricane, hunky Tomas becomes a telephone technician to a disgruntled count while juggling the attentions of several women, including a possessive hairdresser, a wealthy photographer and the count’s goth-rock daughter. Further complicating things is Tomas’s criminal brother, whose attempts to involve him in his schemes force Tomas to weigh the merits of straight or underworld careers.

Mr Colina’s visit has been made possible by the Trinidad & Tobago Film Company. The screenings are being facilitated by the ttff.

Image: Enrique Colina

Date: Wed 31 Oct, 2012
Category: ttff news and features
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