By Nina Kalirai
It Stays with You: Use of Force by UN Peacekeepers in Haiti is a very raw, impactful documentary that evokes many emotions. The documentary focuses on a handful of families that were impacted by the raids conducted by United Nations Peacekeeping Troops, in Cité Soleil, from 2004 to 2007.
By Danny Sheahan
The CaribbeanTales International Film Festival is an annual film festival that showcases new works from the Caribbean. In the case of Redemption Tales, CTFF 2018 featured new film works from Jamaica.
By Nabeela Damji
Based on writer and director Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje's real life experience, Farming is the true story of a troubled teenager who finds acceptance in the most horrific way possible.
By Nabeela Damji
Damon Cardasis’ feature film Saturday Church is a heartwarming story about a young boy’s quest to find himself, when his family and the world are not accepting of who he is. He must go out into the world and find acceptance in the hands of strangers, who in turn become more like family than those who are.
By Muniyra Douglas
The story of a 14-year old bride is not an easy narrative to tackle. But writer-director Ash Mayfair makes her feature film debut with the The Third Wife, and does an excellent job at creating such an emotional and visually appealing film. Set in late 19th century Vietnam, the story revolves around May, who at only 14 years old is chosen to be the third wife of a wealthy landowner.
By Athena Yuan
China is the place where Apple has most of its iPhones manufactured. However, as iPhones cost up to 30 percent more in China due to taxes and levies than Hong Kong, smuggling becomes a lucrative activity for criminals.