The CaribbeanTales International Film Festival (CTFF), returns to Downtown Toronto, at The Royal Cinema, 608 College Street, with an Opening Gala on September 7, then daily from September 14 – 17 at 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.

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CARIBBEANTALES INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

 

Enjoy a series of music and dance related shorts presented in partnership with Harbourfront centre – saluting Island Soul on July 29

 

Everyone Free!

 

Friday July 29, 9:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Harbourfront centre – North Orchard
235 Queens Quay West

 

Programming

 

Dying Swan 
Mas artist, Peter Minshall, producing his first mas for carnival in nearly ten years, reinterprets Mikhail Fokine’s classic ballet THE DYING SWAN for a ‘Moko Jumbie’ (a stilt dancer) in drag. This film chronicles the assemblage and performance of this mas at the King of Carnival competition in February 2016.
Genre: Documentary
Duration: 10 mins 
Country: Trinidad & Tobago
Director: Christopher Laird
Year: 2016

 

Reawakening part of HEARTBEAT
Sara Renelik is a Montreal singer, choreographer and dancer of Haitian descent who has toured and performed with Cirque de Soleil, Celine Dion, Yaya Diallo, Eval Manigat and Yves Dechary. Since 1999, she has lead her own band, touring Canada, the US and Germany.
Genre: Documentary
Duration: 22 mins
Country: Canada
Director: Justin Lovell
Year: 2008

 

Kobo Town: “Storytelling In ‘Storytelling”’ part of HEARTBEAT
These talented musicians invite us into the dazzling world of wordplay and images that define calypso tradition and Trinidadian culture.
Genre: Documentary
Duration: 22 mins
Country: Canada
Director: Justin Lovell 
Year: 2008

 

Alex Cuba: “The Making Of Alex Cuba” part of HEARTBEAT
Born Alexis Puentes to a Cuban musician father, Alex Cuba is a multi-instrumentalist, singer and producer. In 2006, he won a Juno Award for Best World Music Album for Humo de Tabaco.
Genre: Documentary
Duration: 22 mins 
Country: Canada
Director: Justin Lovell
Year: 2008

 

The CaribbeanTales International Film Festival (CTFF), returns to Downtown Toronto, at The Royal Cinema, 608 College Street, with an Opening Gala on September 7, then daily from September 14 17 at 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.

 

Tickets can be purchased online at http://www.caribbeantales.ca/CTFF/events/ and on-site one hour before each screening at The Royal Cinema.

 

Ticket prices are:
Opening Night Gala – $25 (includes reception & screening)
Festival pass – $75 (includes all screenings and opening night)
Single Ticket – $10
PUBLIC INFORMATION:
For more information about the Festival, please call the CaribbeanTales International Film Festival Office line on: 416-534-8308 or our mobile line: 647-739-4294 or visit our website http://caribbeantales-events.com and through our email [email protected]
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