The trinidad+tobago film festival kicks of 2013 with Carnival Film Series and the screening of Mas Man

By ARC Magazine Sunday, January 27th, 2013 Categories: TTFF, Updates
 

Over 200 people came out to pay tribute to masman, Peter Minshall on Wednesday 23 January, at the Medulla Art Gallery in Woodbrook, when the trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff) launched its third annual Carnival Film Series. Sponsored by the Trinidad and Tobago Film Company Limited (TTFC), the series showcases Carnival-themed films, and runs until 5 February at venues across the country.

Peter Minshall and artist Dean Arlen at screening. Photography by Marlon James. Images courtesy the trinidad+tobago film festival.

Peter Minshall and artist Dean Arlen at screening. Photography by Marlon James. Images courtesy the trinidad+tobago film festival.

The Carnival Film Series comes to an end on Tuesday 5 February at Trevor’s Edge, St. John’s Rd, St. Augustine, with a screening of Jab: The Blue Devils of Paramin, directed by Alex de Verteuil, and a series of short films by Yao Ramesar, on traditional mas characters and the fire dance.

Crowd at Medulla Art Gallery for screening

Crowd at Medulla Art Gallery for screening

Director of Mas Man, Dalton Narine.

Director of Mas Man, Dalton Narine.

The third annual Carnival Film Series, is sponsored by the Trinidad & Tobago Film Company, and started on 23 January. The series showcases Carnival-themed documentary and dramatic films, and takes place at venues across the country. Admission is free and open to the public. For more information visit the ttff.

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