Film

Caribbean Diaspora Shorts Program

 
 
Sat, Mar 16, 2019
  • 4:30PM
 
 
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RUN TIME: 98min
FORMAT: DCP
GENERAL ADMISSION: $15
MEMBERS: $7.50 (free for Level 4 and above)
+  Appearance by directors Kevin Contento, Juan Pablo Daranas Molina, Ian Harnarine, Sontenish Myers, Shabier Kirchner, Robert Colom
 
 
 
 
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Appearance by directors:
Kevin Contento, Juan Pablo Daranas Molina, Ian Harnarine, Sontenish Myers, Shabier Kirchner, Robert Colom

 
Book of Jasmine

Dir. Melanie Grant
2017, 14min

 

A young Spiritual Baptist undergoes the mourning ritual to seek guidance to suppress her desires for the woman she loves.

 
Caroni

Dir. Ian Harnarine
2018, 7min

 

In New York City, Rajni is a homesick nanny to an upper-middle-class family. She keeps in touch with her own daughter, Mosaic, back in Trinidad by video-chatting with her. When Mosaic realizes that her mother will not be there for her birthday party, Rajni obsesses over how she can join her.

 
 
 
Dadli

Dir. Shabier Kirchner
2018, 14min

 

Tiquan, a 13-year-old Antiguan, recounts bits of his daily life in his small village and community.

 
 
Habana Boxing Club

Dir. Danniel Rodriguez
2018, 10min

 

A closeted young boxer in rural Cuba must face off with his best friend and rival for a chance to escape his hyper-masculine society.

 
 
 
Hierophany

Dir. Kevin Contento
2018, 11min

 

Living on the margins of American society, a Florida boy comes into contact with the sacred.

 
 
Cross My Heart

Dir. Sontenish Myers
2018, 14min

 

A teenage girl from the US visits her family in Jamaica and uncovers a secret that changes the way she sees the people she loves.

 
 
 
Ángela

Dir. Juan Pablo Daranas Molina
2018, 12min

 

A Cuban immigrant tries to find her place in New York City.

 
 
She Paradise

Dir. Maya Cozier
2019, 14min

 

A teenage girl finds that becoming a glamorous soca-music dancer is a lot harder than she first reckoned.

 
 
 
 
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