Caribbean Fantasy - Media Launch

Screening Block includes:
SHORTS PROGRAM: Trailer and Behind-The-Scenes Featurette for Brown Girl Begins
FEATURE PRESENTATION: A Caribbean Dream

DATE/TIME: 07/06/2017, 7:00pm
ADDRESS: Royal Theatre, 608 College St, Toronto
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Shakirah Bourne | 80 min | Fantasy | 2017 | English | PG
Producers: Lynette Eastmond & Melissa Simmonds /Producers


CAST

Patrick Michael Foster / Puck the Butler
Adrian Green / Oberon and Head of gardening.
Susannah Harker/ Titania and Head of Housekeeping
Jherad Alleyne/ Lysander
Marina Bye/Hermia
Sam Gillett/Demetrius
Keshia Pope/ Helena
Lorna Gayle/Bottom the fisherwoman


CREW

Lynette Eastmond & Melissa Simmonds /Producers
Robin Whenary /DOP
Kirk Dawson /Gaffer
Roger Moore/ Key Grip
Art director/Leandro Soto
Makeup/Theresa Drvaric and Mandy Cummins
Score / Andre Woodvine
Casting director / Melissa Simmonds

Production Company: Caribbean Film Production

http://caribbeanfilmproductions.com


ABOUT THE FILM

This beautiful re-imagining of Shakespeare’s magical fairy tale is set modern day, under a full moon and during a Caribbean Festival in Barbados. Mystery and magic, comedy and chaos ensue when Puck the Butler and mischievous fairies tamper with wedding plans of returning Nationals Theseus and Hippolyta, four young lovers and group of fishermen keen to perform their potentially prize winning play.

All set within a stunning tropical paradise and with themes of mixed race relationships running through out.

DIRECTOR


Shakirah Bourne is a Barbadian writer and filmmaker. Her first feature film (writer), a comedy-drama called Payday has been screened throughout the Caribbean, US and UK, and won Best Film and Best Script at the BIMFILMS 2014. She has written three films since 2013: Two Smart (writer/co-director), Payday (writer/producer) and A Caribbean Dream (writer/director). Her first collection of short stories, In Time of Need, won the prestigious Governor General Award for Excellence in Literary Fiction.