Dir. Emily Smart
(Trinidad & Tobago, 2022) 11 min / Rated PG
Young Iona is visiting her grandmother. She’s totally entranced in her coloring but she really wants to go outside. While her grandmother is distracted on a phone call, Iona sneaks out. She’s led into the forest by a mischievous Douen named Marisol. Marisol leaves Iona alone and Iona stumbles across the skin of soucouyant, a Caribbean vampire. Just as the soucouyant ties to entrance Iona, her grandmother arrives and saves her.