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Sci-Fi/Futuristic Futurism (VOD)

H.E.N.R.I.

Directed By: Katarzyna Kochany ⎥ Canada ⎥ 2020 ⎥ 7m⎥

Synopsis:
After the tragic loss of his father, 7-year-old Simon turns to his home Artificial Intelligence communicator, to seek answers while his mother Mary-Anne and twin sister Simone try to readjust to their new reality.

Spookwood

Directed By: Jerry Wolf ⎥ Canada ⎥ 2020 ⎥ 9m

Synopsis:
When a ghost haunts the northern woods, and a young girl must journey deep into the woods to perform a ritual that will banish the vengeful spirit.

Mission Sankofa Awakening

Directed By: Quentin VerCetty ⎥ Canada ⎥ 2021 ⎥ 10m

Synopsis:
Witness an interstellar effort to save a future world from falling into complete chaos. Through the eyes of Afronaut―a descendant of Joshua Glover, a historical resident and former enslaved African who found refuge at Montgomery’s Inn―we embark on a time-traveling mission. This journey involves retrieving vital information in the form of memory energy or aura data assets from artifacts at the historical site. While at Montgomery’s Inn, the time-traveler is racing against time and other obstacles to find the answers needed to change the world.

Homegoing

Directed By: Caesey Shakes ⎥ Canada ⎥ 2021 ⎥ 15m 52s

Synopsis:
Jezebel, a young inexperienced priestess begins a healing ritual for her best friend Nia whose soul was brutally captured by a powerful aggressor. Accepting her calling, Jezebel pursues the challenge of setting Nia’s soul free. However, when she arrives with Him/He at his apartment, she is unprepared when she discovers additional souls of Young Women are trapped. Despite her doubts, Jezebel builds the courage to free all the souls. As a result, she gets too comfortable which leads her to discover Him/He’s true identity: Azriel the Incubus. Recognizing his appetite for feminine energy, in exchange to free the Young Women and Nia, Jezebel offers her body as a sacrifice. He accepts. The souls are freed and although Jezebel attempts to escape, she surrenders to her traumatic fate and becomes his next victim. The following morning, Jezebel returns home for the last part of the ritual: her healing. Nia assists in this ceremony. Her support allows Jezebel to reclaim her body, her strength and ultimately unlocking a new power: regenerative healing.

The Death Doula

Directed By: Amanda Parris, Lucius Dechausay ⎥ Canada ⎥ 2020 ⎥ 17m 42s

Synopsis:
How do you go from saving lives to guiding them to their end? Che was once a passionate and gifted paramedic who saved lives. Now, in a world where paramedics are a dying breed, Che has become a mediocre death doula who helps guide the living to their last breath. He’s also been put on notice by his supervisor: his latest assignment is his last chance to keep his new job. It’s just Che’s luck that it’s also his most difficult case yet: his ex-girlfriend Nina Baldwin. In the midst of funeral logistics and end-of-life rituals, Che is confronted with a terrifying question: how does he say goodbye to his first love?

Details

Date:
September 17
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Venue

CaribbeanTales-TV
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Organizer

Courtney Panchan
Email: festival@caribbeantales.org