The Power of the Film Festival

I came away from Caribbean Tales 2011 and TIFF 2011 with my eyes completely opened. ¬†Every filmmaker or every wannabe filmmaker needs to go and be a part of a major film festival at least once in their lives. Caribbean Tales offered that opportunity and it is part of the beauty of how the festival…

Wells-Said: A Director’s Profile

By Diane De La Haye In an industry dominated by men, I was thrilled and impressed to learn that Jamaican filmmaker Mary Wells had written, produced and directed her own movie, Kingston Paradise. Curiosity piqued, I sought her out while she was in Toronto attending the CaribbeanTales Film Festival to learn more about her vision…

Wells-Said: A Director’s Profile

By Diane De La Haye In an industry dominated by men, I was thrilled and impressed to learn that Jamaican filmmaker Mary Wells had written, produced and directed her own movie, Kingston Paradise. Curiosity piqued, I sought her out while she was in Toronto attending the CaribbeanTales Film Festival to learn more about her vision…