KEYLA | Canadian Premiere

Viviana Gómez Echeverry | Feature | 90 mins | Colombia | 2017 | English |PG

A young Colombian woman living on an island is searching for her father who is lost at sea; when her estranged family comes to help, she must confront their dark past and this new family she never expected to embrace.

CaribbeanGrlNYC | World Premiere

Mariette Monpierre | TV Series | 24 mins | Guadeloupe/France | 2017 | ENG

A half-hour comedy pilot about four women from different Caribbean islands trying to make it in NYC.

Panel Discussion and Talkback hosted by Chloe Sosa Sims from Film Fatales Toronto

Torments Of Love | Canadian Premiere

Caroline Jules | Feature | 54 mins | Paris/Guadeloupe | 2016 | PG

Torments of love” wants to highlight childhood injuries and repercussions in adulthood. How they can love each other without being able to say it. How two sisters can be interconnected in their contradictions and paradoxes…

Root Up

Katia Cafe-Febrissy | Documentary | 28 mins | 2017 | Guadeloupe/France | 2017 | French & Creole with English Subtitles | PG 13 | HD

The story of a land, a woman and the struggle to save her legacy.

Panel Discussion and Talkback hosted by Laurie Townshend from Black Women Film

CINEFAM PANEL DISCUSSION AND Q&A

October 6, 2017, 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

CINEFAM PANEL DISCUSSION AND Q&A

October 6, 2017, 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Ontario Black History Society Leaders of Tomorrow Conference

Location: William Doo Auditorium – New College, University of Toronto
Included: Panel presentations, Q&A, light breakfast and lunch and UofT Campus tour

Ontario Black History Society Leaders of Tomorrow Conference

Location: William Doo Auditorium – New College, University of Toronto
Included: Panel presentations, Q&A, light breakfast and lunch and UofT Campus tour

This program is offered to over 200 Ontario Secondary School students.

CineFAM led a 5 hour (including lunch break and tour of UofT campus) program, and were pleased to present a panel discussion that included CineFAM Coordinator and filmmaker Maya Bastien, with filmmakers Elizabeth Mudenyo, Toni Clarke.

The panel discussion included a talkback with the high school students.

Afterwards, the CineFAM filmmakers led breakout groups with the students where they were able to offer one on one mentoring and advice to aspiring media artists.

Leaders of Tomorrow (LoT) provides an intensive, engaging series of informative talks on a range of subjects connected to youth and the Black experience.

The 2017 edition ‘Women Leaders of tomorrow’ featured young, emerging women creators of color who had participated in the CineFAM program who shared their path to success. Students felt inspired, expanded their network, asked questions related to their post-secondary education path and much more.

MASTERCLASS W/ DAVID PLANT

August 17th, 2017

For Women of Color Creators in Film

The 2nd CineFAM Workshop, a Master Class and Pre-production Check-in with TSV’s David Plant.

Teams will bring their Key Creatives to the meeting. That is: Directors of photography, Editors, and Designers (if you have one).

Pre-production processes will be reviewed and personally addressed by David Plant, to address any concerns related to the creative, technical or logistic processes of production.

Script Breakdowns – Scheduling –  Budgeting – Art Department –  Locations – Cast – Crew – Equipment – Post-Production

LUNCH W/ DAN LYON

August 25th, 2017

Telefilm Feature Film Executive for Ontario and Nunavut

CineFAM filmmakers Elizabeth Mudenyo, Toni Francis and Fiona Clarke were invited to with Telefilm Feature Film Executive Dan Lyon to discuss their projects and get professional feedback to their projects.

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