CARIBBEAN SHORT FILMS curated by Third Horizon Pérez Art Museum Miami - Auditorium Thursday, Mar. 14th, 2019, 6-7.30pm Curated by: Jonathan Ali, THIRD HORIZON Q&A with: Fanny Glissant,
CARIBBEAN SHORT FILMS curated by Third Horizon
Pérez Art Museum Miami – Auditorium
Thursday, Mar. 14th, 2019, 6-7.30pm
Curated by: Jonathan Ali, THIRD HORIZON
Q&A with: Fanny Glissant, Film Director and Producer (France) and
Ian Harnarine, Film Director (Trinidad & Tobago)
Our Shadows’ Whispers
In a small country house, between woods and cane fields, Julia, a young mother, tries to preserve the unity of her family made unstable by an absent and alcoholic father. However, the memory of tragic buried incidents resurfaces, forcing Julia to confront fears as mysterious as they are worrying.
After the unrestricted use of an insecticide on its banana plantations, Martinique became heavily contaminated. Despite a ban on the insecticide in 1990, the island’s powerful plantation owners lobbied for the right to continue its use for several more years. Enopek is an imaginative exploration of this reality.
La Perla: After Maria
(Clari Lewis/Puerto Rico/22’/2018)
La Perla, a famous barrio of San Juan, was not spared the brutality of Hurricane Maria, which in 2017 became the strongest storm to hit Puerto Rico in a hundred years. Three months on from Maria residents recall the worst event of their lives, as they discover both the courage to go on and a new sense of community spirit. Co-produced by the Alliance Française of Puerto Rico.
Isaac, a young Guadeloupean man, is struggling to properly mourn his dead brother, Legba. One day while under the sea spearfishing, Isaac has a vision that takes him to the limits of his subconscious, and starts him on a journey of renewal with his origins.
(Ian Harnarine/Trinidad and Tobago/8’/2018)
In New York City, Rajni is a homesick nanny to an upper-middle-class family. She keeps in touch with her own daughter, Mosaic, back in Trinidad by video-chatting with her. When Mosaic realizes that her mother will not be there for her birthday party, Rajni obsesses over how she can join her.