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Films

Features

 

DESHORA
Argentina/Colombia/Norway/2013/Spanish with English subtitles/ Color /
35mm / DCP / 1:2.39/102 min/Drama | Dir. Barbara Sarasola-Day

GARIFUNA IN PERIL
USA, Honduras/2012/Garifuna, Spanish, English with English subtitles/
Color / Blu-ray/99 min/Drama | Dir. Ali Allie & Ruben Reyes

HOME AGAIN
Canada/2012/ English, Jamaican Patois with English subtitles/ Color /
Blu-ray/102 min/Drama | Dir. Sudz Sutherland

HOPELESSLY TOGETHER
Cuba, Spain/2012/Spanish with English subtitles/ Color /
DVD/119 min/Musical Comedy | Dir. Jorge Luis Sánchez

IN THE HIVE
USA/2012/English/Color, DVD/110 min/Drama | Dir. Robert Townsend

 

IT’S ABOUT TO RAIN
Iraq, Italy, Kuwait, UAE/2012/Arabic with English subtitles/ Color, Video HD/107 min/Drama | Dir. Haider Rashid

JURASSIC ATTACK
Belize, USA/2013/English/ Color / DVD/85 min/Action Thriller | Dir. Anthony Fankhauser

STRANDED N DANGRIGA
Belize, USA/2013/English, Belize Kriol with English subtitles/ Color / Blu-ray/90 min/Comedy, Drama | Dir. Ross Jordan

THE CANDIDATE AND HER
Mexico/2011/Spanish with English subtitles/Color, DVD/90 min/Drama, Romance | Roberto Girault

TOOMELAH
Australia/2011/English with English subtitles/Color, HD/101 min/Drama | Dir. Ivan Sen

   

Feature Documentary

 

CALYPSO ROSE: THE LIONESS OF THE JUNGLE
Trinidad & Tobago/2011/English/Color, DVD/85 min |
Dir. Pascale Obolo

MUCH ADO ABOUT KNOTTING
India /2012/English and Hindi with English subtitles/ Color /
HDV, 16:9, Stereo/55 min | Dir. Geetika Narang Abbasi
& Anandana Kapur

PIKINERAS
Nicaragua/2012/Spanish with English subtitles/Color /
Digital HD/56 min | Dir. Rossana Lacayo

 

SEPARATED
Australia, Spain/2012/Arabic, English, Slovak, Spanish with English subtitles/ Color, DVD, HD, 16:9/60 min | Dir. Natalie Halla

THE ABOMINABLE CRIME
Jamaica, Holland, UK, Canada/2013/English, Jamaican Patois with English subtitles/Color, HDCam/66min | Dir. Micah Fink


THE STORY OF LOVER’S ROCK

UK/2011/English/Color, DVD/96 min | Dir. Menelik Shabazz

   

Shorts

 

BEL AMZ
USA/2012/Belize Kriol with English subtitles/Color/
DVD, Blu-ray/7 min/Comedy, Drama | Dir. Kareem Ferguson

BLACK MIRROR
Cuba/2012/Spanish with English subtitles/B/W/
Blu-ray/12 min/Drama | Dir. Lillah Halla

CEBU
Cuba/2012/Spanish with English subtitles/Color/
DVD/12 min/Drama | Dir. Pablo Belaubre

CLEMENCY
Ukraine, France/2013/Ukrainian with English subtitles/Color/
DVD/16 min/Drama | Dir. Olga Zagurovska-Demonsant

FLOATING BODIES
France/2013/French with English subtitles/Color/
DVD/17 min/Comedy, Drama | Dir. Marine Levéel

FRESHWATER
Australia/2012/English/Mixed, DVD/17 min/Thriller |
Dir. Trevor Smith

HE KNOWS MY HEART
USA/2012/English/Color, DVD, Blu-ray/31 min/Drama |
Dir. Kareem Ferguson

JELLYFISH
Cuba/2012/Spanish with English subtitles/Color, Blu-ray/22 min/Drama | Dir. Carlos Mignon

OSLO
Cuba/2012/Spanish with English subtitles/B/W, Blu-ray/13 min/Drama | Dir. Luis Ernesto Doñas

SWEET TNT
Trinidad & Tobago/2011/English/Color / DVD / NTSC/39 min/ Action, Drama | Andre Johnson

THE DAMNED ILLUSION
Cuba/2012/Spanish with English subtitles/Color, Blu-ray/20 min/Drama | Dir. Carlos Soriano

THE WRONG MAN
Spain/2012/Spanish with English subtitles/ Color, DVD, HD, 1:2.35/16 min/Thriller | Dir. Hugo Serra

TOGETHER FOREVER
USA/2012/English/Mixed, DVD/42 min/Drama | Dir. Nitin S. Adsul
 

WHISKEY ‘N’ GASOLINE
France/2012/French with English subtitles/Color, DVD/14 min/Comedy| Dir. Quentin Dupuis

   

Short documentary

 

ÁGAPE, STORY OF A DREAM
Spain, Thailand/2012/Spanish, Burmese with English subtitles/
Color/DVD, HD, 16:9/22 min | Dir. Carlos Quiles

BELIZE TURTLE WATCH PROJECT
Belize/2012/English/Color, DVD/21 min |
Dir. Linda Searle & Suzette Zayden

BY HER HAND
Aruba/2012/English and Papiamento with English subtitles/Color/
DVD, Blu-ray/42 min | Dir. Rebecca Roos

CHINEE GIRL
Trinidad & Tobago, Canada/2011/English/Color/
Streaming, DVD/42 min | Dir. Natalie Wei

EIGHTEENTH BIRTHDAY
Poland/2012/Polish with English subtitles/ Color/
HD CAM, Blu-ray, Apple Pro Ress 422/20 min/Drama |
Dir. Marta Prus

JUMBIE IN THE JUKEBOX
Belize/2012/English/Color, DVD/5 min | Dir. Katia Paradis


MAROONS: AFRICANS ON THE MOVE

Belize/2013/English/Mixed, DVD/38 min | Dir. Michael Flores


ROOTS IN THE SEA

Belize, USA/2013/English/ Color, Online Streaming, DVD, Quicktime/4 min | Dir. Tina Auxillou

WALKING MERCHANDISE: CHILD TRAFFICKING AND THE SNAKEHEAD TRADE
USA/2012/English and Mandarin with English subtitles/Color, Blu-ray, Online Streaming/30 min | Dir. Ethan Downing

   

Music Videos

 

AM I CURSED 
2013 / 4 min | Dir. Berne Velasquez | Artist: Berne |
Label: Life After Deportation Records and Films

BECAUSE OF A WOMAN 
2013 / 4 min | Dir. Josh the Code | Artists: Blondy
ft. Myro “El Fundamento” | Label: RVM Records

BLOOD, SWEAT AN TEARS 
2012 / 4 min | Dir. Powa P. | Artist: M.I.K
| Label: Belize Conglomerate Music Group (BCMG)

COME AWAY 
2012 / 4 min | Dir. Ben Hudson | Dir. Melonie Gillett
| Label: Metamorph Creatives / Starbase Films

CUTS LIKE A KNIFE
2012 / 5 min | Dir. Ben Hudson | Artist: Melonie Gillett
| Label: Metamorph Creatives / Starbase Films

DISCO NIGHT 
2012 / 4 min | Dir. Josh the Code | Artists: Blondy y Cholin
ft. Josh The Code & Myro “El Fundamento” | Label: RVM Records

EX-BOYFRIEND 
2013 / 3 min | Dir. Carlos Habet | Artist: Tanya Carter
| Label: I Am Music / BiG Pikcha Films

IF YOU LEAVE 
2012 / 4 min | Dir. Josh the Code | Artist: Roni B.
| Label: RVM Records

LOOK OUT FOR YOUR FRIEND 
2013 / 3 min | Dir. Chatuye & Swagga Dude | Artists: Chatuye & Swagga Dude | Label: Belize Champion Records and Film

LOVE MY LIFE
2013 / 3 min | Dir. Aaron Lauriano | Artist: Phoenix ft. Dice | Label: Managerus

RAM RAM 
2012 / 4 min | Dir. Josh the Code | Artists: Josh The Code, Myro ”El Fundamento” & T-Romeo | Label: RVM Records

TAKE IT EASY
2013 / 4 min | Dir. Aaron Lauriano | Artist: Mr. Program| Label: Belize Conglomerate Music Group (BCMG)

SHOULD HAVE LISTENED 
2013 / 4 min | Dir. Orson Picart | Artist: Chow-D | Label: Determined to Hustle

UBÓU 
2013 / 3:40 min | Artists: The GarifunaCollective | Dir. Katia Paradis | Label: Stonetree Records

WHAT I FEEL FOR YOU 
2013 / 4 min | Dir. Melonie Gillett | Artists: Chami-ka ft. Melonie Gillett | Label: Multifacético Records