2017 / min. / NR
Director: Various
Cast: Various

CTFF 2017: Where Have Our Trees Gone?? 300 Years of Tree Cutting in Haiti
Short Films:

TEACH A MAN

This short documentary film follows a south Trinidad spear fisherman on a trip out to sea

QUIET REVOLUTION

‘Quiet Revolution’ follows a group of everyday heroes who aim to give voice to permaculture (“the quiet revolution”) in Trinidad and Tobago.

WAY OF GIANTS

“Way of Giants” is an animated short film by director Alois Di Leo.  It is a poetical search for purpose and reason that follows the story of Oquirá, a six year old indigenous girl, as she confronts the cycle of life and the concept of destiny.

YOCHI

Yochi is a US-Belizean co-production about a 9-year-old selectively mute Mayan boy who guards a nest of endangered Yellow-Headed Parrots in Belize’s pine savannah.

Feature Presentation:

WHERE HAVE OUR TREES GONE??? 300 YERS OF TREE CUTTING IN HAITI

This documentary is a powerful tool for raising awareness of the problems of deforestation in Haiti, providing historical and social keys to understanding the impacts of environmental degradation. The images relate to the complexity of the impact of the timber trade during the colonial period, the American occupation and the Duvalier dictatorship.

About the Festival

The CaribbeanTales International Film Festival (CTFF)  celebrates the talents of established and emerging filmmakers of Caribbean heritage who practise their art across the Caribbean Diaspora worldwide – including Canada and the Caribbean, Europe, the Americas, Africa, China, India and the Middle East. CTFF presents a multi-ethnic mix of exciting and dynamic films that showcase diverse shared stories and cultures.

Upcoming Screenings:


None Currently Scheduled