Gala Launch

Dear Friends,

Please join us to celebrate the Gala Launch of The Best of CaribbeanTales Film Festival

Date: Tuesday February 23rd at 6pm at Frank Collymore Hall, Bridgetown, Barbados.

Keynote speaker: George Lamming

Featuring screenings of “Trapped In An Elevator” by Bajan Filmmaker Rommel Hall,The Power of the Vagina”, by T&T filmmaker Jimmel Daniel, and audience favorite “A Winter Tale” by accomplished Trinidadian/Canadian filmmaker Frances-Anne Solomon.

The Best of CaribbeanTales festival – Feb. 23-March 2nd at the Olympus Theatres, and Savannah Hotel will feature:

A Symposium on Global Distribution co-hosted with One Caribbean Media,

The first ever Caribbean Film Marketplace co-hosted with the Shridath Ramphal Center UWI, Cave Hill,

Workshops and Master Classes co-hosted with The Caribbean Film and Media Academy, the Caribbean Channel, The Barbados Film and Video Association and the National Cultural Foundation,

Film screenings nightly at the Olympus VIP Theaters,

Special screenings for secondary school students

For more info please check out the festival website here.

Look forward very much to seeing you!

Frances-Anne Solomon
Artistic Director, Founder
The Best of CaribbeanTales Film Festival will feature an impressive selection of the best Caribbean films from around the world.

WHEN: February 24th – March 2nd 2010 @ 7:30 p.m. and 9:30PM Daily
at Olympus Theatres, Sheraton Mall


Africa Unite by Stephanie Black
Calypso Dreams by Geoffrey Dunn
Carmen and Geoffrey by Linda Atkinson and Nick Doob
Nurse.Fighter.Boy. by Charles Officer
Rain by Maria Govan
The Solitary Alchemist by Mariel Brown
The Rosa Park Story by Julie Dash
Tribes by Ras Kassa
A Winter Tale by Frances-Anne Solomon

Awake, Mami Wata and Celebration by Yao Ramesar
The Wondrous Journey of Delroy Kincaid by Powys Dewhurst
Dont Stop by Lisa Wickham and Sheldon Felix
Drummit2Summit by Christopher Laird
Invisible by Elspeth Duncan
My First day at School Wearing a Hijab by Mary Wells
Share and Share Alike by Melissa Gomez
The Power of the Vagina by Jimmel Daniel
Trapped in an Elevator by Rommel Hall

Directions by Renee Pollonais
Gathering the Scattered Cousins by Akin Omotoso

The Best of CaribbeanTales Film Festival – Symposium, Marketplace, Workshops, & School Screenings is produced by CaribbeanTales in association with One Caribbean Media, The Shridath Ramphal Center at UWI, Olympus Theatres, the Barbados Film and Video Association, the Caribbean Film and Media Academy, the Nation Newspaper, UltimaxTV, the Caribbean Channel, Merville Lynch Productions, the U.S. Embassy, The Canadian High Commission, Hall-Ewood Productions, The Travel House, VisualArtTT, The Savanna Hotel, Steinhill Studios, Tourism Development Company, Gayelle The Channel, Invest Barbados, the National Cultural Foundation, and the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association.


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