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Presented by Sabira Cole Film Festival and JouvayFest Collective

Three Caribbean Shorts

Sunday, February 21
6:00 pm

In honor of Carnival traditions around the world, and as a way to celebrate the season together, JouvayFest and Sabira Cole Film Festival present Mout’ Open, Story Jump Out!, a film series exploring and celebrating Caribbean culture.

The second series installment, Sunday, February 21, features three short film screenings: Limeru Barana Short (2019), La’ DiaBlesse Curse (2020), and Paradise Lost (2015). These short films are closely tied to Carnival traditions in Trinidad and Tobago, and attempt to capture the complex history and dynamic energy of the art form.

The screening is followed by an expert panel discussion: “Global Caribbean Culture: Resistance and Spiritual Fusion.”

Featured panelists:

  • Paradise Lost director Chris Laird
  • La’ Diablesse Curse director Jared Prima and producer Millicent Johnnie
  • Cultural producer Janera Solomon
  • Moderated by Ogechi Chieke of SCFF & Sandra A. M Bell of JouvayFest Collective.

Read more about our panelists here.
Run time: 120 minutes, including panel & audience Q&A