independence greetings and ‘love t&t’ films!

Happy Trinidad and Tobago Independence, film lovers! In celebration of Patriotism Month and the development of the Trinidad and Tobago film industry, we bring you ‘love t&t’, a series of online film screenings during ttff/20, of some of the new films and filmmakers emerging in T&T.

‘love t&t’ is brought to you in partnership with the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and the Arts.

Production still from ‘Waiting in Strange Times’, directed by Kristof West
Our first love t&t bundle will be screened online Wednesday 09 September, and will be available for 24 hours. 

A Day at the BeachMarcy is having a relaxing day at the beach when a nationwide catastrophe occurs in this sci-fi horror short set in South Trinidad.

The InterviewA confident young man meets with unforeseen complications at a job interview where things are not quite what they seem.

Get FreeTwenty-one-year-old Iris’ life is endangered as her ex-boyfriend returns to seek unwanted closure. A series of events unfold as we see what was, and what still is, between them.

The Covid Chronicles: Filmed during two weeks in March, “The COVID Chronicles” is an intimate, candid portrait of our strange new times, seen through the eyes of a group of friends spanning Trinidad and Tobago and Canada.

Waiting in Strange Times: Set in Trinidad during the lockdown imposed by the government to prevent the spread of COVID-19, “Waiting In Strange Times” explores space and time during a period of boredom, uncertainty, confusion and fear.

Get tickets for love t&t bundle 1 here!

Production still from ‘Jump’, directed by Sharri Petti
Our second love t&t bundle will be screened online Thursday 10 September, and will be available for 24 hours. 

Mightier Dan De Sun: “Mightier dan de Sun” is the story of an Indian couple with nothing to lose. When combined with mental illness and supernatural forces, alcohol becomes a catalyst for unfortunate events.

Jump: “Jump!” follows the three-month journey of the JumpTT programme which used parkour and physical theatre as an aesthetic to tell the stories of young people transitioning from childhood to adulthood.

Get tickets for love t&t bundle 2 here!

Production still from ‘A La ‘Diablesse Curse’, directed by Jared Prima
Our third and final love t&t bundle will be screened online Monday 14 September, and will be available for 24 hours. 

A La’Diablesse Curse: A womanising absentee father is hunted by La Diablesse, a powerful shape-shifting Caribbean spirit, who demands his soul in exchange for his son’s freedom.

Code R.E.D.D.: A man with a briefcase is more dangerous than a man with a gun. Two struggling private detectives hired to find a briefcase instead find themselves running for their lives. Now they must find the businessman who set them up and thwart his plans to set up a human trafficking ring in Trinidad.

Get tickets for love t&t bundle 3 here!

Date: Mon 31 Aug, 2020
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