17-23 August
Save the Date

Kavi

Director: Gregg Helvey
2009, USA, India
Hindi, with English subtitles
Narrative short 19 minutes

[divider]

Like most Indian boys, Kavi wants to play cricket and go to school. Instead he is forced to work in a brick kiln as a modern-day slave. He must either accept his fate, or fight for a different life. Winner of a Student Academy Award in 2009, and nominated for an Academy Award in 2010.

[expand title=”About the director”]

 

An MFA graduate in Film Production from the University of Southern California, Gregg Helvey has worked on documentaries for the BBC and National Geographic as well as made his own documentary, Overexposed (2006), which examines how pornography affects men. He won a Student Academy Award for Kavi, and was nominated for an Oscar the following year for the same film.

[/expand]

[divider]
[youtube QZS718v6FIc 620]

[fb-like]
[divider]
Sat 01 Oct 5.30pm,  Centre for Language Learning, UWI
Wed 28 Sept 7.00pm, MovieTowne, Port of Spain

Date: Sun 17 Jul, 2011
Category: ttff news and features
Tags: ,

Share: Share on Facebook Tweet to Twitter

Submit Your Film

Read Reviews by Our Future Critics

ttff-special-links_view-film-index

Visit the Caribbean Film Database

The Trinidad+Tobago Film Festival would like to acknowledge the generous support of our sponsors.

Leading Sponsors


Supporting Sponsors


Contributing Sponsors

Join Our Mailinglist

Contact Us

Corner Jerningham Ave and Queen’s Park East,
Port of Spain,
Trinidad and Tobago

Tel: 1.868.323.3228