Friday, October 5, 2012

2012 Toronto Crē’ōl Film Fest, Oct 5-7

Tonight, the second edition of the Toronto Crē’ōl Film Fest kicks off with a screening of Toussaint Louverture, about the leader of the Haitian Revolution who successfully led a rebellion slaves to create a society of free, self-governing people.

The closing film will be Donoma about a female teacher who begins an ambiguous relationship with a student, an agnostic teenager is "called" by God.

The Toronto Crē’ōl Film Fest (CFF) is dedicated to celebrating Creole culture from around the world through the art of cinema. In promoting theatrical displays of work that pertain to Creole culture, CFF aims to increase opportunities for the Canadian public to share in works to which they may not otherwise have access.

Crē’ōl Film Fest hopes to raise the profile of films and filmmakers of Creole origin from across the world, with a special emphasis to be placed on content that comes from Canadian filmmakers that take Creole languages and culture as their inspiration.

The 2nd Toronto Crē’ōl Film Fest continues to Sunday October 7 at the Carlton Cinema.

2012 Toronto Crē’ōl Film Fest Schedule

Friday, Octobre 5 - Vendredi, 5 octobre
Toussaint Louverture, 7 p.m.

Saturday, Octobre 6 - Samedi, 6 octobre
The Mark, 4 p.m.
The Experience, 4 p.m.
Black Hands – Trial of the Arsonist Slave, 7 p.m.

Sunday, Octobre 7 - Dimanche, 7 octobre
Besouros, 4 p.m.
Donoma, 7 p.m.

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