Festival Events

OPENING NIGHT
RED CARPET EVENT

Host: Kendis Gibson / Music by DJ Special
Nov. 6th / 6pm – 10 pm
Bliss Centre – Belize City

FILM SCREENINGS

GREEN GLOBE PROGRAM

FILMS, FILMS & PANEL DISCUSSION

Nov. 7 / 9:30 am, 1:30 pm and 6 pm
Bliss Center – Belize City

FILM MARKET

Nov. 7 & 8 / 10 am – 2 pm
Ramada Belize City Princess Hotel

FILM INDUSTRY BUSINESS MIXER

Nov. 8 / 6 pm – 8 pm
Ramada Belize City Princess Hotel

SCREENWRITING WORKSHOP

Nov. 9 & 10 / 9 am – 12 noon
Ramada Belize City Princess Hotel

COMMONWEALTH SHORTS:
PACIFIC VOICES

Nov 9 / 7 pm
DIGIPARK

BELIZE MUSIC VIDEO NIGHT

Music by Tagg International/DJ Khris
Nov. 9 / 10 pm
Thirsty Thursday – Belize City

CLOSING NIGHT AWARDS CEREMONY

Host: William Neal / Music by DJ Special
Nov. 10 / 7 pm
Bliss Centre for the Performing Arts

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France 1902
Directed by George Méliès
Production Company Star-Film
Running time 8 min
Certificate U

Widely considered to be the first ever sci-fi film, A Trip to the Moon is one of cinema’s most celebrated treasures. Georges Méliès was a special effects pioneer who made use of innovative camera trickery and plenty of imagination. The story, a fusion of H.G. Wells and Jules Verne novels, follows a team of astronomers who make an exploratory (and extraordinary) trip to the moon on a rocket ship.

Full of classic imagery, from the chorus girls loading the space gun to the rocket landing in the man in the moon’s eye, this enchanting film exquisitely showcases cinema’s unique ability to depict the fantastical.
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Our new short film "REFLEXION", created during the coronavirus quarantine, won a SPECIAL MENTION in the MONSTERFLIX AWARDS! Big thanks to the Monsterflix Awards and its entire staff!
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Big thanks to Pagod Films, Chantal Sacarabany-perro, Elaine Cristina, José Nerain and my family! And big thanks to all our followers! 🙂
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Have an amazing day, everyone! 🙂 🙂
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JULY 1st WEBINAR: 10:00 am UPDATE ON COVID 19 PROTOCOLS FOR THE REOPENING OF BELIZE BELIZE: IMPACT ON THE FILM INDUSTRY. IF YOU MISSED THIS SESSION, PLEASE CHECK OUT THE RECORDING HERE: us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/3uooN7Wvr3JOe6fksWCOcYBiMKjfT6a813VIqPYJyUmlMM0FwBCA4I8Un6MuMkLd?startT...
Good Morning everyone! Today is July 1st and we are halfway through 2020, one of the strangest years in recent times. Today at 10 am, I welcomed my special guest, Michael Singh for a great discussion on the reopening of Belize and its Impact on the Film Industry for Belize. As a member of the National Task Force he was uniquely able to give us some insights into the Government of Belize’s announcement last week that on August 15th, 2020, Belize's International Airport (PGIA) will be opened for commercial traffic. My sincere thanks to those who attended and gave us input as we plot a way forward for our Film Sector.
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The Caribbean's answer to NETFLIX. CARIBBEAN TALES- TV A Video On Demand platform specifically for Caribbean Films. Do give it a try.CaribbeanTales-TV is back and better than ever!

We've relaunched our VOD platform, with a new look and new content. We are pleased to announce a new feature: CT-TV Live Events. These will include masterclasses, talks, screenings etc. Events will screen live and will also be available on CT-TV for future viewing - See link:
⠀https://caribbeantales-tv.com/
In order to participate (ask questions) in the Q&A you must be subscribed and logged into the site - #CaribbeanTalesTV #CTFF2020
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48 hours of streaming! “Rain” will be available to viewers in the Caribbean on Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st May, at ttfilmfestival.com/watchamovieonus

Courtesy of our friends over at Trinidad + Tobago Film Festival and their wonderful #watchamovieonus initiative - Part 2!!

Written and directed by Maria Govan, “Rain” was among the first feature productions to be shot entirely by citizens of the Bahamas, and was an immediate favourite when it screened at the ttff opening night gala in 2009.48 hours of streaming! “Rain” will be available to viewers in the Caribbean on Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st May, at ttfilmfestival.com/watchamovieonus

Written and directed by Maria Govan, “Rain” was among the first feature productions to be shot entirely by citizens of the Bahamas, and was an immediate favourite when it screened at the ttff opening night gala in 2009.

When her beloved grandmother dies, young Bahamian girl, Rain, boards a local mail boat from Ragged Island and sets sail for Nassau. She is forced to trade her simple but happy life for the uncertainties of living in the capital with her mother, who abandoned her while a baby. Home becomes a two-room Nassau shack and Rain’s mother proves unfit for parental duties, being a drug addict, a prostitute, and quite possibly HIV positive. Rain seems destined for a bleak future, but for one thing: she is a promising sprinter. Her school’s track teacher, Trinidadian Ms. Adams, becomes coach and mother figure to Rain, who is determined, almost literally, to outrun her fate. Cast includes Renel Naomi Brown, Irma P. Hall, Nicki Micheaux and CCH Pounder.

“Rain” will be available to viewers in the Caribbean, for 48 hours, from midnight on Friday night to 11:59PM on Sunday night. The viewing portal is live at this link: ttfilmfestival.com/watchamovieonus

"Rain" is also available as a DVD for purchase at www.amazon.com/dp/B003HTPHV8/

The #WatchAMovieOnUs online streaming series is brought to you in partnership with The National Gas Company of Trinidad and Tobago. As part of our fifteenth anniversary celebrations, from 24 May – 12 July 2020, ttff will stream eight trinidad+tobago film festival favourites – one per weekend – for free via the ttff website.

Films will be available to viewers in the Caribbean for 48 hours each at ttfilmfestival.com/watchamovieonus, from midnight every Friday night to 11:59PM on Sunday night.

Click "going" on the event page at: www.facebook.com/events/676811329774660/ and plan your movie nights! New films will be announced every Monday.

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