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Happy Sad

Director: Diana Wynter
2009, Trinidad+Tobago
English
Narrative feature 98 minutes

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Seventeen-year-old Mandy is a talented high school footballer intent on making her life a success. Her dreams are thwarted, however, when she is forced to leave Trinidad to go and live with her estranged father in Tobago. Mandy must find a way to excel in this new life, even as her personal struggles are intertwined with those of her new family.

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Dianah Wynter was born in New York to Jamaican parents. She holds a first degree from Princeton University and two Masters degrees in directing, from Yale and the American Film Institute. Wynter was nominated for an Emmy award for directing ABC’s Daddy’s Girl, which starred Lauryn Hill. She has also directed episodes of the television series Soul Food and Moesha.

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Wed 28 Sept 2.00pm*, MovieTowne

Fri 30 Sept 7.00pm, Community Centre, Castara, Tobago

Date: Sun 17 Jul, 2011
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