Program and Events

CaribbeanTales International Film Festival returns for its 17th year of celebrating the talents of established and emerging filmmakers of Caribbean and African heritage who practice their art across the Caribbean Diaspora worldwide. From September 23 – October 22, 2022 watch all of the films on our VOD platform CaribbeanTales-TV.

Media Launch

Media Launch

Event Details We are incredibly excited about the 2022 CaribbeanTales International Film Festival, September 7-23rd in Toronto. This is our 17th year of celebrating the talents of established and emerging…

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10 August 2022
Opening Night: Celebration Time

Opening Night: Celebration Time

Carlton Cinema,20 Carlton St
Toronto,OntarioMB5 2H5Canada
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As we open our 17th year of Caribbean Tales Film Festival it is Celebration Time! Our two short films Bomba Ancestral and Mas Prep ah-waken us to different aspects of…

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07 September 2022
Sweet T&T 60th Anniversary

Sweet T&T 60th Anniversary

Carlton Cinema,20 Carlton St
Toronto,OntarioMB5 2H5Canada
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Sweet T&T celebrates the 60th anniversary of Trinidad and Tobago’s Independence with five short films from T&T and our feature LAVWAY: Our Story, an ode to traditions in Trinidad Carnival…

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08 September 2022
Special Screening – Steadfast: The Messenger and the Message

Special Screening – Steadfast: The Messenger and the Message

Harbourfront Centre Theatre,231 Queens Quay W
Toronto,OntarioM5J 2G8Canada
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On the 9th of September we will gather for a special screening of The Honourable Dr. Jean Augustine’s life story in the documentary film Steadfast – The Messenger and The Message. Join us as…

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09 September 2022
We Will Survive

We Will Survive

Carlton Cinema,20 Carlton St
Toronto,OntarioMB5 2H5Canada
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We will survive is the theme of our night that showcases the resilience of the human spirit. With three different perspectives of difficult experiences from a child’s perspective, Out of…

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13 September 2022
Awake and Aware

Awake and Aware

Carlton Cinema,20 Carlton St
Toronto,OntarioMB5 2H5Canada
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Awake and Aware  reminds us of this year’s theme of the festival as we take an international journey from Benin through the UK and back to Canada as our short…

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14 September 2022
All Ah We Is One Family

All Ah We Is One Family

Carlton Cinema,20 Carlton St
Toronto,OntarioMB5 2H5Canada
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All Ah We Is One Family is our collection of short films that reveal different issues that arise in families through their films even as they remind us that family…

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15 September 2022
Elevation

Elevation

Carlton Cinema,20 Carlton St
Toronto,OntarioMB5 2H5Canada
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Our Elevation night takes a look at stories that show how individuals rise beyond the norm in their world. Legacy of Bodies is an experimental poetic exploration of chronic pain,…

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20 September 2022
Rootical

Rootical

Carlton Cinema,20 Carlton St
Toronto,OntarioMB5 2H5Canada
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Our Rootical  night looks to films that explore the human connection to the ancestors and how that shapes our current worldview and experiences. With Spirit Emulsion that follows an Indigenous…

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21 September 2022
Microcredentials Night

Microcredentials Night

Carlton Cinema,20 Carlton St
Toronto,OntarioMB5 2H5Canada
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Micro Credentials showcases 17 films in development from our talented Creator of Colours Incubator program. BUY TICKETS

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22 September 2022
Closing Night & Awards Ceremony

Closing Night & Awards Ceremony

Carlton Cinema,20 Carlton St
Toronto,OntarioMB5 2H5Canada
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Our Closing Night which will highlight our winners from this year’s festival features Traces and Heritage, a mini series that follows the journey of Vox Sambou, Afrotronix, MannoBeats and Diegal…

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23 September 2022

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