The Mighty Sparrow invites you to CaribbeanTales 2014 Opening Gala

is proud to present The Mighty Sparrow in 

Glamour Boyz Again : Sparrow and Superior on the Hilton Rooftop

Geoffrey Dunn | Trinidad and Tobago| 2014 | 65 min | English 

The feature-length documentary reveals a remarkable acoustic performance by two of Calypsos most venerated figures, the Mighty Sparrow and Lord Superior. The film includes reminiscences by both Sparrow and Superior, whose friendship dates back more than 55 years, to the mid-1950s. Sparrows execution at the Hilton is arguably his best-rendered acoustic performance ever recorded.

The fest kicks off with a delicious Caribbean reception on Wednesday September 3, at the Royal Cinema, 608 College Street.

 

The MIGHTY SPARROW will be ATTENDING the OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION and Q & A!

September 3 @ 6:00 p.m.

in association with

the Consulate General for the Republic of  

Trinidad and Tobago in Toronto 

SHORTS PROGRAM

AFTER MAS

Karen Martinez | Trinidad & Tobago | 2013 | 20 mins | English

The story of a love that flourishes under cover of darkness during the festival of J’ouvert on the streets of Port-of-Spain. Shot in Trinidad in February 2013 during Carnival, we experience the charge of this bacchanalian drama before following the characters return to their separate lives. In the cold light of day, can young lovers from very different backgrounds stay true to their desires? A richly textured film about identity, desire and conformity, After Mas had its world premiere at the Trinidad & Tobago Film Festival in September 2013 where it picked up the Best Local Short award..

La Joie de Lire  (The Joy of Reading)

Dominique Telemaque | DR/Haiti| 2014 | 14 mins | Kreyol w/ English Subtitles

Lolo, a 7 year old boy who is passionate about learning to read, is on a mission to obtain a book needed for school. He reaches a crossroad where he reflects on his struggles and learns a valuable life lesson.

Media Accreditation

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