caribBEING’s Heritage Film Series @ Brooklyn Museum | Jun. 6-28
In celebration Caribbean Heritage Month, caribBEING‘s Heritage Film Series (June 6 – 28, 2015) will feature films and shorts by Caribbean filmmakers who showcase the diverse cultures and contributions of Caribbean heritage.
Held at the Brooklyn Museum (200 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11238), film screenings will be followed by a Q&A with the filmmaker(s). Check out the schedule and the select features below.
Saturday, June 6, 2015 | 8-10 pm
Mala Mala (2014)
Director: Dan Sickles, Antonio Santint
Synopsis: Mala Mala is a feature-length documentary about the power of transformation told through the eyes of 9 trans-identifying individuals in Puerto Rico.
Saturday, June 13, 2015 | 8-10 pm
Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, Forum, 4th Floor
Missing Melodie (2008)
Director: Monique Cambell
Synopsis: A young woman emigrates from Jamaica in hopes of reuniting with her mother.
Diaries of An Immigrant (2013)
Director: Satya Collymore
Synopsis: The story of a Guyanese woman who move to Barbados seeking a better life for her daughter, this film examines the challenges many Caribbean women face when migrating to other islands.
The Price of Memory (2014)
Director: Karen Marks Mafundikwa
Synopsis: The Price of Memory explores the legacy of slavery in Jamaica by tracing the movement for slavery reparations catalyzed by Queen Elizabeth II’s visit to Jamaica in 2002.
Sunday, June 28, 2015 | 2 pm
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor
Doubles with Slight Pepper (2011)
Director: Ian Harnarine
Synopsis: Doubles with Slight Pepper tells the story of Dhani, a young street-food vendor, as he reunites with his estranged father on Christmas.
Pan! Our Music Odyssey (2014)
Director: Jérôme Guiot
Synopsis: Pan! Our Music Odyssey explores the origin and global influence of pan, the national instrument of Trinidad and Tobago. A musical performance follows.