Mariel Brown | Documentary | 95 mins | Trinidad and Tobago | English | HDV



A filmmaker daughter and her writer father navigate the conflicting issues of their relationship:
race and art, adoration and disappointment, success and failure. Until he dies and in her grief, she discovers that his poetry and prose transcend death, allowing her to hear his voice again and find a way back to herself.


Mariel Brown is an award-winning director and founder of the creative and production company Savant. Mariel has written features for various Caribbean magazines. In particular, she has written about writers and artists including Edwidge Danticat and Rachel Manley. In 2007, her first documentary film, “The Insatiable Season”, was awarded the Audience Choice Award for Best Documentary at the Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival. “The Insatiable Season” went on to be screened at the Caribbean Tales Film Festival and the Harbourfront Festival, both in Toronto, Canada. Mariel produced, directed and edited the documentary feature, “The Solitary Alchemist” (a revealing and intimate profile of Trinidadian jeweler, Barbara Jardine).