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Title: The Kite Flyer
Director: Thom Cross
Duration/Date: 72min/2007
Genre: Feature
Country: Barbados
Synopsis: Jamal loves flying kites but his stepfather’s physical abuse drives him into the fold of a sadistic gang leader. Soon people are out to get Jamal and his girl is kidnapped, taking matters to crisis point.
Screening Times:
Friday 21s September 3pm; Movie Towne

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Title: Karma
Director: Frankie Sooknanan
Duration/Date: 110mins/2007
Genre: Drama
Country: Guyana
Synopsis: Based on Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet, Karma explores how love can turn to hatred, and the human need for revenge. Two Guyanese friends tragically fail to overcome romantic betrayal.
Screening Times:
Friday 21st September 5:30pm; Movie Towne
Sunday 23rd September 3pm; Movie Towne

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Title: Rent a Rasta
Director: J.Michael Seyfert
Duration/date: 45 mins/2006
Genre: Documentary
Country: Jamaica/US
Synopsis: Foreign women in search of sex rent a rasta. This film about the Jamaican sex tourism industry segues into a history of Jamaica and the Rastafari, presenting a picture of a paradise laced with cultural misunderstandings and socio-economic inequities.
Screening Times:
Wednesday 19th September 3pm; Movie Towne

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Title: Journey to Justice
Director: Roger McTair, Milton Bryan
Duration/Date: 47min/2000
Genre: Documentary
Country: Canada
Synopsis: The story of the little-known history of Canada’s civil rights movement, profiling those black Canadians who led the fight for equality between the 1930s -1950s.
Screening Times:
Tuesday 25th September 3pm; Movie Towne

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Title: Uncomfortable: The Art of Christopher Cozier
Director: Richard Fung
Duration/Date: 47 min/2005
Genre: Documentary
Country: Canada
Synopsis: A journey through the art and ideas of contemporary Trinidadian artist Christopher Cozier. His witty, polemical work is in the context of post-independence Trinidad - oil-rich, politically complex and culturally vibrant.
Screening Times:
Wednesday 19th September 3pm; Movie Towne

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Title: The Doctor’s Daughter, or The Secret and the Lie
Director: Janine Fung
Duration/Date: 73min/2005
Genre: Feature
Country: Canada
Synopsis: Nikki and Regan become lovers in Trinidad, while Regan is engaged to Howard. Six years later in Toronto, they try to hide their secret. At turns poignant and funny, the film explores the volatile, compelling nature of modern relationships.
Screening Times:
Saturday 22nd September 5.30pm; Movie Towne
Monday 24th September 3pm; Movie Towne

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Title: Black Men and Me
Director: Michèle Pearson Clarke
Duration/Date: 6min/2006
Genre: Documentary
Country: Canada
Synopsis: Set in a barbershop, a Trinidadian lesbian explores her complex relationships with black men.
Screening Times:
Saturday 22nd September 5:30; Movie Towne
Monday 24th September 3pm; Movie Towne

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Title: A Winter Tale
Director: Frances-Anne Solomon
Duration/Date: 100min/2007
Genre: Feature
Country: Canada
Synopsis: The emotional story of a black men’s support group in Toronto that begins to meet when a child is killed in the crossfire of a drug deal gone sour. The community is under siege, seeking ways out of violence and racism. The cast includes Trinidadian Dennis “Sprangalang” Hall. Winner of the Outstanding Canadian Feature award at Canada’s Reel World Film Festival.
Screening Times:
Wednesday 19th September 8pm; Movie Towne
Sunday 23rd September 5pm; Movie Towne

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Title: Paradise Lost
Director: Inge Blackman
Duration/Date: 24min/2003
Genre: Documentary
Country: United Kingdom
Synopsis: A personal, poetic journey to Trinidad to see how gay people live in a deeply religious society.
Screening Times:
Saturday 22nd September 5.30pm; Movie Towne
Monday 24th September 3pm; Movie Towne

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Title: Viva Cuba
Director: Juan Carlos Cremata
Duration/Date: 80min/2005
Genre: Feature
Country: Cuba
Synopsis: Malu and Jorgita are sworn to lifelong friendship despite the bitter enmity between their families. When Malu’s grandmother dies and his mother decides to leave Cuba, Malu and Jorgita seek to escape in search of hope for their love.
Screening Times:
Friday 21st September 8pm; Movie Towne

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Title: Elogio de la Virtud
Director: Roberto Chile
Duration/Date: 30mins/2006
Genre: Documentary
Country: Cuba
Synopsis: A celebration of Fidel Castro’s 80th birthday, and a portrait of the man, his humanity, his love of his people.
Screening Times:
Friday 21st September 8pm; Movie Towne
Monday 24th September 5:30pm; Movie Towne

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Title: Does the President Have AIDS?
Director: Arnold Antonin
Duration/Date: 125min/2006
Genre: Feature
Country: Haiti
Synopsis: Dao, “president” of the Compas music scene lives a life of sex, drugs and alcohol, until he becomes ill. He meets Nina and rescues her from Larieux, the wealthy businessman her mother wants her to marry. As romance blossoms between Dao and Nina, Larieux plans his revenge….
Screening Times:
Saturday 22nd September 8pm; Movie Towne

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Title: Of Men and Gods
Directors: Anne Lescot and Laurence Magloire
Duration/Date: ` 52 mins/2005
Genre: Documentary
Country: Haiti
Synopsis: The film examines the daily existence of several openly gay Haitian men and their relationship to the Voudun religion where they find an explanation for homosexuality and divine protection.
Screening Times:
Tuesday 25th September 3pm; Movie Towne

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Title: La Rebelle
Director: Sacha Parisot
Duration/date: 93 mins.
Genre: Feature
Country: Haiti
Synopsis: A sweet teenager becomes a foul-mouthed, alcohol-drinking, drug-taking, promiscuous teen when she finds her single dad with a new girlfriend. Just how far will she take her personal rebellion?
Screening Times:
Saturday 22nd September 1pm; Movie Towne
Monday 24th September 1pm; Movie Towne

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Title: Cousines
Director: Richard Senecal
Duration/Date: 100min/2006
Genre: Feature
Country: Haiti
Synopsis: Young Jessica lives a quiet life in Port-au-Prince but her father’s death in the USA changes everything. Now homeless, she goes to her friend, Johanne, who prostitutes herself to live. Will Jessica be forced to do the same?
Screening Times:
Thursday 20th September 5:30pm; Movie Towne
Monday 24th September 8pm; Movie Towne

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Title: The Insatiable Season: Making Carnival in Trinidad and Tobago
Director: Mariel Brown
Duration/Date: 52min/2007
Genre: Documentary
Country: Trinidad and Tobago
Synopsis: For four months every year, a camp of people in Trinidad converges for the ritual of making a Carnival band. The time together is intense and exhausting. When the insatiable season ends, art will have been made, worn and discarded…until the season returns.
Screening Times:
Thursday 20th September 3pm; Movie Towne
Sunday 23rd September 1pm; Movie Towne

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Title: Bim
Director: Hugh A. Robertson
Duration/Date: 100min/1974
Genre: Feature
Country: Trinidad and Tobago
Synopsis: One of T&T's first and most important feature films, set just prior to independence in 1962. It follows the life of young Bim from rural Trinidad to the streets of Port of Spain, from petty crime all the way to political office. A true classic of Caribbean cinema with an unforgettable André Tanker music score.
Screening Times:
Thursday 20th September 8pm; Movie Towne

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Title: The Vegetarian Super Machine
Director: Camille Selvon Abrahams
Duration/Date: 5min/2007
Genre: Animated short
Country: Trinidad and Tobago
Synopsis: A divine journey through the Caribbean Forest in search of treasure that turns out to be unattainable. Based on a poem by 13th Century poet Jullaludin Rumi this tale takes you into heaven and beyond to the sweet sound of Sheldon Blackman.
Screening Times:
Wednesday 19th September 8pm; Movie Towne
Sunday 23rd September 5.30pm; Movie Towne

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Tttle: I Spy
Director: Elspeth Duncan
Duration/Date: 12 minutes/2007
Genre: Short documentary
Country: Trinidad and Tobago
Synopsis: Under the guidance of Multimedia artist Elspeth Duncan and using a video camera, children aged 7–10 conceptualised this series of four shorts that reveal their perspectives on the natural environment. I SPY Trees. I SPY Wildlife; I SPY Things in My Garden; I SPY Recycling:
Screening Times:
I Spy: Wildlife
    Wednesday 19th September 11am; Movie Towne
    Saturday 22nd September 11am; Movie Towne
    Tuesday 25th September 11am; Movie Towne
I Spy: Things in My Garden
    Wednesday 19th September 1pm; Movie Towne
    Friday 21st September 11am; Movie Towne
    Tuesday 25th September 1pm; Movie Towne
I Spy: Recycling
    Thursday 20th September 11am: Movie Towne
    Friday 21st September 1pm; Movie Towne
    Monday 24th September 11am; Movie Towne
I Spy: Trees
    Thursday 20th September 1pm: Movie Towne
    Sunday 23rd September 11am; Movie Towne

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Title: Carnival in Northeast Trinidad
Director: Oliver Roopsingh
Duration/Date 24 minutes/2006
Genre: Documentary
Country: Trinidad & Tobago
Synopsis: Carnival in places such as Sangre Grande and environs exists but is just not given media coverage. This film puts those bandleaders, calypsonians, designers and beauty queens on the map.
Screening Times:
Thursday 20th September 3pm; Movie Towne

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Title: The Keepers
Director: Kwynn Johnson
Duration/Date: 13 minutes/2007
Genre: Observational short film
Country: Trinidad & Tobago
Synopsis: A lyrical silent film that follows two beekeepers who harvest honey on a Maraval Estate. They intervene in Nature’s working but in are tune with its laws and are sensitive to its greatness.
Screening Times:
Wednesday 19th September 11am; Movie Towne
Thursday 20th September 1pm; Movie Towne
Friday 21st September 11am; Movie Towne
Sunday 23rd September 11am; Movie Towne
Tuesday 25th September 5.30pm; Movie Towne

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Title: The Sign of the Loa
Directors: Patricia Mohammed & Luke Paddington
Duration/Date: 17 minutes/2007
Genre: Documentary
Country: Trinidad & Tobago
Synopsis: An exploration of Haitian creativity through the complex geometric design of the vévé - the abstract drawings made by voodoo priests to invite the divinities or loas – that shaped the unique Haitian aesthetic and is central to its art.
Screening Times:
Thursday 20th September 3pm; Movie Towne
Tuesday 25th September 5.30pm; Movie Towne

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Title: Unease: An 8-Step Programme
Director: Jaime Lee Loy
Duration/Date: 8min/2006
Genre: Experimental video/short
Country: Trinidad and Tobago
Synopsis: The eight steps to normalcy - or eight steps to being a natural or ideal woman - reveal and question the psychological after-effects women face when trying to fit themselves into a life or a role they do not desire.
Screening Times:
Saturday 22nd September 5.30pm; Movie Towne
Monday 24th September 3pm; Movie Towne

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Title: YES - Caribbean Young Explorers
Director: Lorraine O’Connor
Duration/Date: 20-22min per episode/2006
Genre: Television series
Country: Trinidad and Tobago
Synopsis: A television series, hosted by children, that highlights our culture and traditions and the geographical make up of our islands. Each episode is set in a different part of the country and focuses on themes such as education, community development and environmental preservation.
Screening Times:
Wednesday 19th – Tuesday 25th September 11am; Movie Towne
Wednesday19th, Thursday 20th, Friday 21st, Monday
24th, Tuesday 25th September at 1pm; Movie Towne

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Title: La Belle Rosette
Director: Hugh Robertson
Duration/Date: 54mins/1970’s
Genre: Documentary
Country: Trinidad and Tobago
Synopsis: A profile of Trinidad’s iconic choreographer, dancer and folklorist, Beryl McBurnie.
Screening Times:
Thursday 20th September 8pm; Movie Towne

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Title: Leftovers
Director: Janine Fung
Duration/Date: 6 mins/2005
Genre: Documentary
Country: T&T/Canada
Synopsis: Janine Fung questions family values over dinner.
Screening Times:
Saturday 22nd September 5:30pm; Movie Towne
Monday 24th September 3pm; Movie Towne

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Title: Dancing Deities
Director: Emilie Upczak
Duration:/Date: 23mins/2007
Genre: Experimental documentary
Country: T&T/USA
Synopsis: An exploration of the cultural tradition and heritage of the Orisha in Claxton Bay, Trinidad. The film invites the viewer into the rich musical, rhythmic and mythological aspects of this blend of African and Caribbean culture to gain insight into the religious rites at the centre of the Orisha tradition.
Screening Times:
Thursday 20th September 5:30; Movie Towne
Monday 24th September 8pm; Movie Towne

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Title: Ramdilla Seen
Director: Jean Ahn
Duration/Date: 30mins/2006
Genre: Documentary
Country: T&T/USA
Synopsis: A vibrant record of the annual Hindu festival of Ramleela in which the story of the Ramayana is reenacted in some of the villages of Trinidad.
Screening Times:
Wednesday 19th September 3pm; Movie Towne

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Title: Amor en Concreto
Director: Franco de Pena
Duration/Date: 99 min/2003
Genre: Feature
Country: Venezuela
Synopsis: What do a 50-year-old taxi driver, a middle-class female doctor, a young man from a shanty town, a wandering transvestite, a bolero singer and a war tank have in common? The search for love. A fateful accident in a city of crime and fear brings them together, propelling each to their own destiny.
Screening Times:
Wednesday 19th September 5:30pm; Movie Towne
Sunday 23rd September 8pm; Movie Towne

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Title: El Caracazo
Director: Roman Chalbaud
Duration/Date: 107 min/2005
Genre: Feature
Country: Venezuela
Synopsis: In 1989 a sudden popular rebellion erupted in the small Venezuelan city of Guarenas and spread to Caracas. Unbridled military force used against people protesting the government’s hard economic measures resulted in hundreds dead. This film attempts to reconcile those events for the victims and their families in the absence of any official investigation and a veil of silence.
Screening Times:
Saturday 22nd September 3pm; Movie Towne
Tuesday 25th September 8pm; Movie Towne

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Title: Testing Times
Director: Christopher Din Chong
Duration/date: 8mins/2007
Genre: Drama
Country: Trinidad & Tobago
Synopsis: Alex decides that an HIV test is necessary, but struggles to combat the inner demons in order to calm the qualms and fears that arise.
Screening Times:
Saturday 22nd September 8pm; Movie Towne

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Title : A Hole in Babylon
Director :Horace Ové
Duration/date : 70mins/1979
Genre: n/a
Country: UK Trinidad
Synopsis:Three men rob a Knightsbridge, London Italian restaurant. But when the police are called and the robbery becomes a siege, the men find themselves in a situation out of their control
Screening Times:
Thursday 27th September 7pm; Studio Film Club

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Title : The Equalizer
Director :Horace Ové
Duration/date : 45mins/1996
Genre: n/a
Country: UK Trinidad
Synopsis: Drama documentary telling the story of a young boy Udham Singh who survived the Amritsar Massacre of 1919, in which British troops killed Indian civilian demonstrators. The boy vowed revenge and waited twenty years till all those responsible were together at Caxton Hall, London.
Screening Times:
Thursday 27th September 8.15pm ; Studio Film Club

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Title : Playing Away
Director :Horace Ové
Duration/date : 100mins/1986
Genre: n/a
Country: UK Trinidad
Synopsis: A West Indian cricket team from Brixton, London is invited to a country village for a match with the locals, who are celebrating "third world week." The West Indians, however, find their hosts less congenial than expected. 
Screening Times:
Thursday 27th September 9.15pm; Studio Film Club

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Title :  Kidulthood
Director :Menhaj Huda
Duration/date : 87mins/2006
Genre: n/a
Country: UK
Synopsis: When a bullied schoolgirl commits suicide, her classmates are given the day off. What transpires in the next 24 hours is a snapshot of the perilous world that today's British teenagers inhabit.
Screening Times:
Saturday 29th September 7pm; Studio Film Club

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Title :  The West Indian Front Room
Director :Joel Karamath
Duration/date : 15mins/2006
Genre: n/a
Country: UK
Synopsis: A short film exploring the Caribbean front room in Britain, the film contains interviews with Jazzie B and Stuart Hall amongst others.
Screening Times:
Saturday 29th September 9.30pm; Studio Film Club

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Title :  Cold Dead Hands
Director :Kaz Ové
Duration/date : 12mins
Genre: n/a
Country: UK
Synopsis: Inspired by the Nas track, I Gave You Power, the film addresses gun crime as the gun narrates three violent incidents
Screening Times:
Saturday 29th September 8:45pm; Studio Film Club

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Title :  Dread, Beat an' Blood
Director :Franco Rosso
Duration/date : 45mins/1978
Genre: n/a
Country: UK
Synopsis: "Inglan is a bitch". That was dub poet Linton Kwesi Johnson's assessment of his adopted homeland in 1980. 22 years later the most English of institutions Penguin Books has made this uncompromising writer only its second living poet ever to appear in their Modern Classics section. This is an early film about Linton Kwesi, Jamaican-born poet, writer and musician, and the Caribbean working class community from which his material is drawn. Made for the BBC the films public television screening was postponed until after the general election by the Thatcher government. 
Screening Times:
Friday 28th September 8pm; Studio Film Club

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Title :  Territories
Director :Isaac Julien
Duration/date : 25mins/1984
Genre: n/a
Country: UK
Synopsis: A provocative and experimental documentary cutting carnival scenes with archive news reports - police surveillance to rioting in the street - and crossing looks of desire with alienation, from police to reveller, woman to man, man to man. Add to this a disembodied, political critique and trenchant images of police violence and the audience soon becomes aware that the documentary itself is part of the resistance. Notting Hill Carnival as an event about resistance.
Screening Times:
Friday 28th September 8pm; Studio Film Club

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Title :  Babylon
Director :Franco Rosso
Duration/date : 95mins/1980
Genre: n/a
Country: UK Italy
Synopsis: A young Rastafarian toaster (rapper) with Reggae Sound System Ital Lion, hopes to rise above the trials of his daily life and succeed at a Sound System competition. Atmospherically shot by Chris Menges with a killer soundtrack by Dennis Bovell – the only ever 'composed' dub reggae soundtrack. A rare treat for film and music lovers.
Screening Times:
Friday 28th September 9:30pm; Studio Film Club

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Title: Mas in de West
Director: Michael Lewis
Duration/Date: 15mins/2007
Genre: Documentary
Country: Trinidad and Tobago
Synopsis: Western Port of Spain, is a hub of carnival activity; the creative energy of masmakers, steelbands and revelers pulsates during the annual festival.
Screening Times:
Sunday 23rd September 1pm; Movie Towne

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Title: Just One
Director Jade Clarke
Duration/Date: 16mins/2007
Genre: short drama
Country Trinidad & Tobago
Synopsis: A young man’s first sexual encounter….but is it safe?
Screening Times:
Thursday 20th September 11am: Movie Towne
Friday 21st September 1pm; Movie Towne
Monday 24th September 11am; Movie Towne

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Title: Holding On
Director: Laura Lin Hutchinson
Duration/Date: 40 mins/2007
Genre:` Drama
Country: Barbados
Synopsis: Three very different sisters reunite to decide the fate of the valuable family home but Scott’s presence ignites other possibilities. A humorous look at family, fortune and fame – every choice has a price!
Screening Times:
Friday 21st September 3pm; Movie Towne

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Title: Christmas Day
Director: Steve Rahaman
Duration/date: 69mins/2007
Genre: Feature – Action
Country: T & T/US
Synopsis: Two hired hit men are forced to work on Christmas Day but one, wanting a new life, is torn between the woman he loves and the intimidating mob boss. Events lead to disaster, when power overcomes friendship and loyalty triumphs.
Screening Times:
Tuesday 25th September 5:30pm; Movie Towne

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Title: No Man’s Island
Director: Edmund Attong
Duration/date: 5 mins/2007
Genre: Experimental
Country: T & T
Synopsis: Based on John Dunne’s XVII Meditation – Devotion on Emergent Occasions, this film explores the importance of interconnectivity between people on planet Earth that is of universal significance.
Screening Times:
Wednesday 19th September 3pm; Movie Towne
Tuesday 25th September 3pm; Movie Towne

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Title: In Hot Water
Director: Owen Day/Skene Howie
Duration/Date: 15mins/2007
Genre: Documentary
Country: T & T
Synopsis: The story of the unprecedented mass coral bleaching that affected Caribbean reefs. What causes coral bleaching and what is being done to manage it?
Screening Times:
Thursday 20th September 11am; Movie Towne
Saturday 22nd September 11am; Movie Towne
Tuesday 25th September 1pm; Movie Towne

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Title: Cuban Shorts: City of Dreams
Director: Kirk Perreira/ICAIC students
Duration/Date: 20mins/2007
Genre: documentary
Country: T & T/Cuba
Synopsis: A poignant look at the struggle for survival in Old Havana. The people keep the city alive and it keeps them alive.
Screening Times:
Wednesday 19th September 5:30pm; Movie Towne
Sunday 23rd September 8pm; Movie Towne

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Title: Herman's Tales: Kidnapped
Director: Kirk Budhooram
Duration/Date: 20mins/2007
Genre: Comedy
Country: Trinidad & Tobago
Synopsis: Herman, Poui Village's storyteller, is kidnapped. Staring danger in the face, he tries to divert the kidnapper from his course of action while Mandy, Herman's cousin, hatches a plan to catch the kidnapper and get all the glory.
Screening Times:
Friday 21st September 5:30pm; Movie Towne
Sunday 23rd September 3pm; Movie Towne

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Title: Given Enough Rope
Director: Roger Allan Jackson
Duration/Date: 6 mins/2003
Genre: Animation
Country: Trinidad & Tobago
Synopsis A chance encounter sometimes makes a big difference.
Screening Times:
Saturday 22nd September 3pm; Movie Towne
Tuesday 25th September 8pm; Movie Towne

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Title: Morning Glory
Director: Kevin Bhall
Duration/Date: 4 mins/2005
Genre: Animation
Country: Trinidad & Tobago
Synopsis: A short Caribbean Fantasia, set to the sound of hypnotic music. This piece exemplifies art in motion.
Screening Times :
Saturday 22nd September 1pm; Movie Towne
Monday 24th September 1pm; Movie Towne

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Title: 2020 FTP
Director: Mathew Hudson
Duration/Date: 3 mins/2006
Genre: Animation:
Country: Trinidad & Tobago
Synopsis: Environmental issues in our own Caribbean space are dealt with in this dynamic short.
Screening Times:
Friday 21st September 3pm; Movie Towne

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Title: Schoolbreaker
Director: Derek de Verteuil; Tamika Phillips; Sophie Wight
Duration/Date: 28 minutes/2007
Genre: Drama
Country: Trinidad & Tobago
Synopsis: Four schoolgirls break the rules in this story of coming-of-age in contemporary Trinidad where the spectre of HIV/AIDS is much more real that they realize. Devised, acted and produced by the Tabaquite Youth Movement.
Screening Times:
Wednesday 19th September 1pm; Movie Towne
Tuesday 25th September 11am; Movie Towne

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