ESFF curates a night of Caribbean film for the Edinburgh Uni ACS Sunday March 20th

We’re pleased to prepare a short film programme for the Edinburgh University African Caribbean Society with a selection of modern Caribbean short film from the Trinidad & Tobago Film Festival!

The screening is at Teviot House on Sunday, the programme starts at 5pm.

There’s screwball zombie comedy in Julien Silloray’s quirky horror comedy,  A HOME FOR THESE OLD BONES as well as Trinidadian relationship drama DOUBLES WITH SLIGHT PEPPER by Ian Harnarine and also Kareem Mortimer’s dark, […]

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ESFF GOES TRINIDAD!

Unlike most Caribbean islands, Pina Colada and beach bars don’t really cut it in Trinidad & Tobago, the discovery of oil in the 1970s meant that the island – almost uniquely in the Caribbean – doesn’t have a significant tourism industry, consequently the island has an authenticity often absent from it’s tourism-orientated neighbours. It’s raucus vibrant and lively capital, Port of Spain is a party-animal city, with bars and nightclubs open till the last drinker […]

By |September 10th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Karen Martinez talks about ‘After Mas’

After Mas will be screened at the Voodoo Rooms at 7pm on 8th June.

After Mas is a romance set during a carnival in Trinidad and Tobago, Could you tell us a little about filming the opening sequence – a colourful evocation of the carnival night – and any special challenges that presented?

The opening scene of After Mas is set during the pre-dawn festival of J’ouvert that marks the official start of Carnival in Trinidad […]

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