Legacies of the Land

Screening Block includes:
SHORTS PROGRAM: Teach A Man | Quiet Revolution| Way of Giants | Yochi
FEATURE PRESENTATION: Where have our trees gone??? 300 years of tree cutting in Haiti

DATE/TIME: 09/14/2017, 8:45pm
ADDRESS: Royal Theatre, 608 College St


 

Carver Bacchus | Short | 14 mins | 2016 | Trinidad and Tobago | English | PG


CAST

Jason Jones – La Brea, Fisherman


CREW

Christopher Aaron – Camera, Sound and Editing


ABOUT THE FILM

This short documentary film follows a south Trinidad spear fisherman on a trip out to sea. Jason Jones is a husband, father and commercial scuba diver who has seen his livelihood threatened by frequent oil spills in the Gulf of Paria. Despite also facing several personal challenges Jason is hopeful that something can be done to save his community from neglect and economic depression.

DIRECTOR


Carver is Managing Director of Sustain T&T, a social enterprise producing and exhibiting films in the areas of environment and sustainability. He has over 15 years of experience in the areas of Management and Marketing, spanning the public and private sectors. He leads Sustain T&T in providing communications services to agencies with an environmental public education mandate.

Green Screen – The Environmental Film Festival is Sustain T&T’s marquee event, bringing environmentally themed films and discussions to communities in Trinidad and Tobago, and beyond, annually. Carver holds a BSc in Communications and a Diploma in Motion Picture Directing.