MY FATHER'S LAND
DIRECTED BY Miquel Galofre & Tyler Johnston| BAHAMAS/HAITI | 62 MINS.
My Father’s Land is a feature documentary which explores the life of Papa Jah, a humble Haitian Gardener, whom has spent the last forty years in the Bahamas, building a life for himself and his children, while living in a marginalised Haitian community, nicknamed the Mud. When news arrives of his 103 year old Father taking ill back in Haiti, Pap Jah fears he may not see him before he passes.
From award-winning director Sudz Sutherland
Three strangers' lives collide in surprising ways when each is deported to their native Jamaica and forced to start anew on the punishing, unforgiving streets of Kingston. Marva (Tatyana Ali, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air), a single mother from Toronto, struggles to cope with being ripped from her children. Everton (Stephan James, Degrassi: The Next Generation), an irresponsible British teen, desperately awaits word of his court appeal. Dunston (Lyriq Bent, the Saw franchise), a New Yorker, tries to escape his criminal past. CCH Pounder (Avatar, The Shield) costars in this "harrowingly believable" (The Toronto Star)
iVision Film Festival Monthly Screening Series
Anita Panchouri (Natalie Perera), the dutiful Indian daughter of a deep in debt businessman (Kabir Bedi) is about to marry a wealthy Londoner (Staz Nair) when a chance encounter with a local singer, Lee de Leon (Soca music star Machel Montano in his film debut) sets things askew. In search of a muse, de Leon agrees to perform at the engagement party for both families. Unable to deny their mutual attraction, and with the excitement of Carnival approaching, Anita must now choose between the answer to her family's financial prayers and the possibility of real love.
1804: THE HIDDEN HISTORY OF HAITI
1804: The Hidden History of Haiti is a feature length documentary film about the untold history of the Haitian revolution. This new compelling film is produced and directed by the creator of the critically acclaimed Hidden Colors documentary series Tariq Nasheed.