Author: Jonathan Ali

Embark, Film and Television, Reviews

Screenshots (September/October 2017) | Film Reviews

Moko Jumbie Directed by Vashti Anderson, 2017, 93 minutes The farther we get from where we once were, the more we yearn for that place and...

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Embark, Film and Television, Reviews

Screenshots (July/August 2017) | Film Reviews

Sharing Stella Directed by Kiki Álvarez, 2016, 87 minutes Back in December 2014, when Barack Obama and Raúl Castro announced the...

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Embark, Film and Television, Reviews

Screenshots (May/June 2017) | Film Reviews

Cargo Directed by Kareem Mortimer, 2017, 102 minutes Kareem Mortimer, it could be said, is an auteur of the ocean, a filmmaker for whom the...

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Embark, Film and Television, Reviews

Caribbean Screenshots (March/April 2017) Film Reviews

Site of Sites Directed by Natalia Cabral and Oriol Estrada, 2016, 61 minutes A pair of coconut trees frames a beach at sunrise, waves...

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Embark, Film and Television, Reviews

Caribbean Screenshots (January/February 2017) | Film Reviews

I Am Not Your Negro Directed by Raoul Peck, 2016, 93 minutes Raoul Peck is not one to shy away from tackling major historical figures in...

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Embark, Film and Television, Reviews

Caribbean Screenshots (November/December 2016)

Santa & Andrés Directed by Carlos Lechuga, 2016, 105 minutes Over fifty years since Cuba’s communist revolution took place, most of...

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Embark, Film and Television, Reviews

Caribbean Screenshots (September/October 2016) | Film Reviews

Play the Devil Directed by Maria Govan, 89 minutes “How did you come to be who you are?” a wealthy businessman asks a much younger man...

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Immerse, Film and Television, People, Canada, Trinidad and Tobago

Richard Fung: no easy readings

My conversation with Richard Fung doesn’t begin with the most pleasant of topics. It’s only a few days after the horrific incident in...

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