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Caribbean Film Series at BAM


Caribbean Film Series at BAM

This edition of the Caribbean Film Series is brought to you in partnership with the Third Horizon Caribbean Film Festival.

directed by Samir Oliveros

In this coming-of-age film, Corn and Rita are two teenage siblings constantly at odds with each other. So when their latest row results in them accidentally killing a bearded goat with their father's truck, they have 24 hours to find a way to work together and get the truck repaired in time to pick up the tourists who will be staying at their family's hotel.

As they struggle to find the solution to their troubles, the siblings interact with host of colorful locals, including a butcher, Rastafari drum makers, a disagreeable pawn shop owner and even a witch doctor, on their journey of reconciliation around Old Providence Island.

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directed by Michelle Serieux
A young girl works at a Jamaican resort where she witnesses tourists’ affluence on a daily basis. As the de facto breadwinner for her very large family, she faces a crisis of conscience when a tourist couple seems to be the answer to her financial predicament.

About the Caribbean Film Series at BAM
The Caribbean Film Series, presents feature films made by Caribbean filmmakers, which highlight the richness, uniqueness, and viability of Caribbean cinema to Brooklyn, home to the largest population of Caribbean nationals in the United States, and to all New York City residents and visitors.

Through the series, the Caribbean Film Academy and the Brooklyn Cinema Collective, in partnership with BAMcinématek, bring films by the best emerging talent from the Caribbean, showcasing Caribbean stories and cultures.

The Caribbean Film Series, is also made possible with public funds from the Decentralization Program of the New York State Council on the Arts, administered in Kings County by Brooklyn Arts Council.

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