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FFrances-Anne Solomon | Drama | 2007 | Canada | 101 min | HD | English IMDb  |  Website

In Frances-Anne Solomon’s elegaic A Winter Tale, six Black men, all patrons at Miss G’s Caribbean TakeAway Restaurant, form an ill-fated support group in an attempt to salvage their broken spirits and beseiged community, following the local shooting death of a young child.

Galen Brown | Canada / Belize | 23 mins | Short Documentary | 2016 | English

SYNOPSIS:In the small village of Placencia, Belize, recent road access has meant a boom in tourism and general rise in population.
With little land available for development, some have started to remove mangrove forests and fill the area in to create their own. Those who have lived in Placencia their whole lives understand the importance of mangroves to coastal ecosystems, how they filter run off from the mainland, provide nursery habitat for juvenile fish and buffer storm energy from sweeping away land, and are pushing for the government of Belize to declare the lagoon a protected area.

Awards: Yosemite Film Festival – Winner 2013 (ZIWAs) 2015

Director and Executive Producer: Galen Brown
Production Manager: Monica Gutierrez
Production and writting: Sara Daniels
Edited by: Galen Brown

Nicole Brooks | Canada | 6 mins | Documentary | 2012 | English

SYNOPSISDance film that celebrates the lives of enslaved Africans. As they are released from their daily work, they gather to prepare and participate in Sunday worship in solidarity with their Ancestors and for the Orishas (revered deities in the Yoruba religion). Ase gives us a glimpse into this awe-inspiring service and in turn pays homage to those slaves who managed through terrible adversity to conserve a piece of their heritage and identity in song and dance.

Ella Cooper | Canada | 28 mins | Short Documentary | 2014 | English

SYNOPSIS Black Men Loving is a heartwarming film that challenges racial assumptions and stereotypes often associated with Black fathers in the media. Through short intimate profiles with men from Regent Park and across Toronto, the film strives to share a new perspective on Black fathers, as they take on parenthood in full stride.

Ali Jafri | Canada | 5 mins | Mini-Doc | 2016 | English
A CaribbeanTales Mini-Doc: A profile on Cameron Bailey, film critic, writer and co-director of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF)… a Caribbean success story.

Cameron Bailey is a Canadian film critic and festival programmer.  He has been the Artistic Director of the Toronto International Film Festival since 2012.

Of Barbadian heritage, he was born in London, England and spent his early childhood in Barbados before coming to Canada with his family at age eight.  Educated at the University of Western Ontario, he worked as a film reviewer for CBC Radio One, Now, Canada AM, Take One and other media publications before joining TIFF as a programmer.  With Clement Virgo, he co-wrote the screenplay for The Planet of Junior Brown (2007).  He also wrote and directed the short film Hotel Saudade (2004).  Cameron participated in Canada Reads (2015) as the advocate for Kim Thúy's novel, Ru, that won!

Mariel Brown | Trinidad & Tobago | 52 mins | Short Documentary | 2007 | English

SYNOPSIS It is January 2006 and Brian MacFarlane’s carnival workshop is quiet and practically empty – littered with left-over costumes and a couple of hangers-on from last year’s carnival. As the days pass the atmosphere starts to change. One by one, carnival costume makers begin arriving at the workshop (mas camp) anticipating the release of designs and the work that’s to come for the 2006 band, Threads of Joy.
The Insatiable Season is a fun and intimate look at the creations, crises and passion of the MacFarlane camp as they produce a beautiful costumed band for Trinidad’s Carnival.

Elspeth Duncan | Documentary | Canada | 22 mins | 2007 | English

SYNOPSIS: Documentary Series With 13 Episodes – Created by Frances-Anne Solomon, and produced through CaribbeanTales and Leda Serene Films, in association with Bravo! and Gayelle the Channel, each half-hour episode showcases a different Caribbean performer and explores the depth of their artistry.

Rany Ly, Paul Nguyen | Documentary | Canada | 23 mins | 2007 | English

SYNOPSIS: Documentary Series With 13 Episodes – Created by Frances-Anne Solomon, and produced through CaribbeanTales and Leda Serene Films, in association with Bravo! and Gayelle the Channel, each half-hour episode showcases a different Caribbean performer and explores the depth of their artistry.

Various | Documentary | Canada | 23 mins | 2007 | English

SYNOPSIS: Documentary Series With 13 Episodes – Created by Frances-Anne Solomon, and produced through CaribbeanTales and Leda Serene Films, in association with Bravo! and Gayelle the Channel, each half-hour episode showcases a different Caribbean performer and explores the depth of their artistry.

Various | Documentary | Canada | 23 mins | 2007 | English

SYNOPSIS: Documentary Series With 13 Episodes – Created by Frances-Anne Solomon, and produced through CaribbeanTales and Leda Serene Films, in association with Bravo! and Gayelle the Channel, each half-hour episode showcases a different Caribbean performer and explores the depth of their artistry.

Various | Documentary | Canada | 23 mins | 2007 | English

SYNOPSIS: Documentary Series With 13 Episodes – Created by Frances-Anne Solomon, and produced through CaribbeanTales and Leda Serene Films, in association with Bravo! and Gayelle the Channel, each half-hour episode showcases a different Caribbean performer and explores the depth of their artistry.

Various | Documentary | Canada | 23 mins | 2007 | English

SYNOPSIS: Documentary Series With 13 Episodes – Created by Frances-Anne Solomon, and produced through CaribbeanTales and Leda Serene Films, in association with Bravo! and Gayelle the Channel, each half-hour episode showcases a different Caribbean performer and explores the depth of their artistry.

Various | Documentary | Canada | 23 mins | 2007 | English

SYNOPSIS: Documentary Series With 13 Episodes – Created by Frances-Anne Solomon, and produced through CaribbeanTales and Leda Serene Films, in association with Bravo! and Gayelle the Channel, each half-hour episode showcases a different Caribbean performer and explores the depth of their artistry.

Various | Documentary | Canada | 23 mins | 2007 | English

SYNOPSIS: Documentary Series With 13 Episodes – Created by Frances-Anne Solomon, and produced through CaribbeanTales and Leda Serene Films, in association with Bravo! and Gayelle the Channel, each half-hour episode showcases a different Caribbean performer and explores the depth of their artistry.

Various | Documentary | Canada | 23 mins | 2007 | English

SYNOPSIS: Documentary Series With 13 Episodes – Created by Frances-Anne Solomon, and produced through CaribbeanTales and Leda Serene Films, in association with Bravo! and Gayelle the Channel, each half-hour episode showcases a different Caribbean performer and explores the depth of their artistry.