What is CTFF? Can you tell us about the festival.

CTFF is an annual film festival that celebrates the talents of established and emerging filmmakers of Caribbean and African heritage who practice their art across the Caribbean Diaspora worldwide. It was started by Frances-Anne Solomon, who is an award-winning film and television director, curator, and businesswoman, born in England of Trinidadian parents, and known as a trailblazer in the film and television industry. 2023 will mark the 18th edition of CTFF and will offer an ALL-ACCESS Festival Pass that includes in-person and online events.


Who is CTFF for?

Do you love films? Do you enjoy dynamic diverse shared stories? Are you passionate about all things Caribbean? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then CTFF is for you.


What can audiences expect/experience at CTFF 2023?

For this year’s festival, audiences can expect an array of shorts and feature length films that embody our theme for 2023 “Eco-Survivors“.

What are 3 things everyone should know about CTFF 2023?

  1. CTFF is an International Festival with films from over 12 countries
  2. CaribbeanTales International Film Festival is one of the first in Canada to put Caribbean and African heritage filmmakers in the forefront
  3. CTFF belongs to CaribbeanTales Media Group. CTMG offers training, production, events and distribution, building a comprehensive pipeline for film and television productions that tell black and artists of colour stories.


What is the future vision for CTFF? 

We are on the road to our 20th Anniversary with exciting experiences in store.

Follow us for festival news and updates

Stay up-to-date and subscribe today for the most recent Festival news, announcements, and screenings!