Kamau Brathwaite to Host the Best of CaribbeanTales Film Festival

CARIBBEAN RECEPTION TO CELEBRATE THE LAUNCH OF THE BEST OF CARIBBEANTALES FILM FESTIVAL AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY


WHO:
Celebrated Caribbean poet, historian and cultural critic Dr. Kamau Brathwaite; and Frances-Anne Solomon, accomplished filmmaker and founder of The Best of CaribbeanTales Film Festival.

WHAT:
A reception hosted by Dr. Kamau Brathwaite to celebrate the launch of a week of film screenings selected from The Best of CaribbeanTales Film Festival, at New York University.

WHEN:
Wednesday, April 28, 2010
Starts at 5.30 p.m.

WHERE:
The Institute of African American Affairs at New York University - 41 East 11th Street, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10003

WHY:
With a growing international awareness of the Caribbean's burgeoning media industry, The CaribbeanTales Film Festival aims to entertain and educate through screenings and talk back sessions that spotlight exciting new trends in film and television from the Caribbean and its Diaspora.

Government officials from the Caribbean and New York City in attendance.
Caribbean cultural talent to perform.

Contact:
Bevan Springer, Marketplace Excellence + 1 201 861-2056
Frances-Anne Solomon, CaribbeanTales + 1 347 594-2798

Links:
Press Release: Kamau Brathwaite Presents Best of CaribbeanTales at NYU
CaribbeanTales Comes to NYU, Cannes - Jamaica Gleaner
Region's Literary Giants Throw Weight Behind Caribbean Film - Truly Golden Media

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