2022 Submissions NOW OPEN

CaribbeanTales seeks works made by filmmakers from Caribbean backgrounds and/or that celebrate and explore Caribbean themes, and themes of interest and relevance to people from the Caribbean Diaspora.

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JAMAICA NIGHT: Encore Screening of Becoming a Queen by Chris Strikes

Join us IN-PERSON on Nov 6, 2021 at 7PM EST and meet select members of the Becoming a Queen cast and crew at our in-person, on-stage talkback.

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CTFF Award Winners 2021

Best Feature Film

Becoming a Queen

Chris Strikes (Canada)

Best Documentary

Madan Sara Documentary

Etant Dupain (Haiti)

Best Short Film

The Death Doula

Amanda Parris, Lucius Dechausay (Canada)

Best Animated Film

La Bestia

Marlijn van Nuenen, Ram Tamez, Alfredo Gerard Kuttikatt (Mexico – Caribbean Coast)

Best Comedy

Project H

Maharaki (Martinique/France)

Caribbean Spirit Award

You Can’t Stop Spirit

Vashni Korin (USA)

INTERSECT Award

I AM GAY

Ajahnis Charley (Canada)

Impact Award

Lovena

Olivier SAGNE (French Guiana)

Innovation Award

Mission Sankofa Awakening

Quentin VerCetty (Canada)

Best Cinematography

La Dama Blanca

Guus de Sain (Curaçao)

Audience Choice Award

The Forgotten Boys

Alexandra  WARNER (Trinidad & Tobago)

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Best Feature Film

Becoming a Queen

Chris Strikes (Canada)

Best Documentary

Madan Sara Documentary

Etant Dupain (Haiti)

Best Short Film

The Death Doula

Amanda Parris, Lucius Dechausay (Canada)

Best Animated Film

La Bestia

Marlijn van Nuenen, Ram Tamez, Alfredo Gerard Kuttikatt (Mexico – Caribbean Coast)

Best Comedy

Project H

Maharaki (Martinique/France)

Caribbean Spirit Award

You Can’t Stop Spirit

Vashni Korin (USA)

INTERSECT Award

I AM GAY

Ajahnis Charley (Canada)

Impact Award

Lovena

Olivier SAGNE (French Guiana)

Innovation Award

Mission Sankofa Awakening

Quentin VerCetty (Canada)

Best Cinematography

La Dama Blanca

Guus de Sain (Curaçao)

Audience Choice Award

The Forgotten Boys

Alexandra  WARNER (Trinidad & Tobago)

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Virtual Festival

A mixture of VOD and live events!

About CaribbeanTales International Film Festival

About CaribbeanTales International Film Festival

The CaribbeanTales International Film Festival (CTFF) is celebrating its 16th year in 2021. CTFF celebrates the talents of established and emerging filmmakers of Caribbean and African heritage who practice their art across the Caribbean Diaspora worldwide.
CTFF 2021 is made up of 100% Caribbean-made and themed content. Our films are created by a team member of Caribbean descent or in the Caribbean Diaspora. We take pride in Supporting Caribbean Filmmakers & Creators Worldwide.
Festival Films are available on VOD with your festival pass. Films are available September 8th to 24th, 2021.
According to the 2016 Census, there are nearly 2 million Canadians of Caribbean and African origin, not including those born in Canada. CTFF serves this important demographic, as well as those from the wide Caribbean Diaspora, including Europe, the Americas, China, India and the Middle East. CTFF presents a multi-ethnic mix of exciting and dynamic films that showcase diverse and shared stories as well as cultures.

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The CaribbeanTales International Film Festival (CTFF), our flagship program, celebrates its 16th year in 2021. CTFF celebrates the talents of established and emerging filmmakers of Caribbean and African heritage who practice their art across the Caribbean Diaspora worldwide. 

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