CaFA Cinema Nights
The Caribbean Film Academy and Meaningful Projekt present a special CaFA Cinema Nights screening: the Diaspora Film Series - Migration Experience.
Four short films telling different stories of the Caribbean migration experience will be screened and will be followed by a discussion.
by Nadia Charlery
Josué has developed a special relationship with his pet, strongly conviced that he could turn him as a dreaded fighting cock !
But for the life of him, helped by his grandmother, who raise him with love and caring, a succession of unexpected events will invariably frustrate his plans.
by Cristian Carretero
A single mother struggles to raise her children in the poverty stricken outskirts of Santo Domingo. She soon decides to risk it all and illegally immigrate in the search of a better life.
by Kareem Mortimer
Passage, tells the story of a young woman and her brother fighting for survival while being smuggled into the US on a fishing vessel.
SCARS OF OUR MOTHERS' DREAMS
by Meschida Philip
Scars of Our Mothers Dreams is a film that offers a unique, intimate glimpse into the complexities of parental migration through the lenses of children left behind. Years after her own personal struggle to overcome the feeling of childhood abandonment, filmmaker Meschida Philip returned to Grenada in search of others with similar childhood experiences, to find out how their lives were impacted after their parents migrated.
Come join us for an informative and fun evening of visual storytelling.
The Brooklyn Commons (View)
495 Flatbush Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11225
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