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THFF’18: Caribbean Shorts
Saturday, Sep 29, 2018 3:00 PM
Third Horizon Film Festival presents the Shorts Program featuring a selection of short films by directors from the Caribbean and its seemingly never-ending diaspora.
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Third Horizon Film Festival presents the Shorts Program featuring a selection of short films by directors from the Caribbean and its seemingly never-ending diaspora.

 

La Ruta (The Route)
Directed by Natalia Lassalle Morillo
Puerto Rico / 30 minutes / 2018 / Spanish with English subtitles
La Ruta is an immersive, experimental work that documents the now abandoned recreational infrastructure,  uncontrolled natural landscapes and off-road sites of Puerto Rico’s Panoramic Route. Built in 1974 as the government’s alternative to bring tourism and progress to the central-mountain range of the island, the route is known for its poor road infrastructure and disconnection from the more densely populated metropolitan areas. This has resulted in a loss of the historical sites on the route.

 

Lalo’s House
Directed by Kelley Kali
USA, Haiti / 25 minutes / 2018 / Haitian Creole with English subtitles
After being taken from their home in Jacmel, Haiti, two young sisters must escape a child sex trafficking ring, disguised as a Catholic orphanage, in this film inspired by true events.

 

Caroni
Directed by Ian Harnarine
USA, Trinidad and Tobago / 7 minutes / 2018 / English
In New York City, Rajni is a homesick nanny to an upper-middle-class family. She keeps in touch with her own daughter, Mosaic, back in Trinidad by video-chatting with her. When Mosaic realizes that her mother will not be there for her birthday party, Rajni obsesses over how she can join her.

 

Fever Dream
Directed by Nile Saulter
Jamaica / 13 minutes / 2017 / English
Plagued by dreams of a beautiful life once lived or yet to come, a scrap metal collector living on the edge of a landfill travels out of town for a job which promises to provide a spark of hope.

 

For Gregorio
Directed by Cristobal Guerra
USA, Puerto Rico / 9 minutes / 2017 / English
Gregorio Guerra migrated from Puerto Rico to New York in 1964. More than 40 years later, we catch a glimpse of his current life in Queens and his coping with a bad health diagnosis.

 

Fucked Like A Star
Directed by Stefani Saintonge
Haiti, USA / 8 minutes / 2018 / English
A meditation on the dream-life of ants, women, and fucking, set to the words of Toni Morrison.