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ARRAY's Latest Acquisition 'The House on Coco Road' Premieres on Netflix

Director Damani Baker's "The House on Coco Road," an intimate portrait of his mother and their lives amidst the early 1980's Grenada Revolution, was acquired by film collective ARRAY, launching it with a national screening tour on June 6th that included stops in New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Atlanta, Chicago, Seattle, Houston, and Portland, in advance of its June...

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Exclusive Trailer Premiere + Tour Dates for Latest ARRAY Acquisition, 'The House on Coco Road'

Making its world premiere at the 2016 LA Film Festival, and playing in film festivals worldwide, director Damani Baker's "The House on Coco Road," an intimate portrait of his mother and their lives amidst the early 1980's Grenada Revolution, will be distributed by film collective ARRAY, launching with a national screening tour on June 6th that will include stops in New York, Los...

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Guyana's Timehri Film Festival Celebrates Regional & Diaspora Filmmaking, May 31 to June 4

The 2nd annual Timehri Film Festival (TFF), showcasing cinema from Guyana and the Caribbean diaspora, begins this Wednesday May 31st in the South American country and runs through June 4th.  Over the five days of the Festival, TFF will screen over 26 feature and short films, representing 14 different countries. See the full schedule below. Presented by the Caribbean Film Academy and...

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ARRAY Acquires Intimate Documentary Portrait 'The House on Coco Road'

Since making its world premiere at the 2016 LA Film Festival, and playing in film festivals worldwide, director Damani Baker's "The House on Coco Road," an intimate portrait of his mother and their lives amidst the early 1980's Grenada Revolution, finally made its way to Brooklyn, home to the largest population of Caribbean people outside of the home region, via the quarterly...

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Trinidad LGBT Drama ‘Play The Devil’ Screens at The Caribbean Film Series, June 6th in Brooklyn

The Caribbean Film Series celebrates both Caribbean Heritage Month and LGBT Pride Month this June with "Play The Devil," the Trinidad & Tobago set drama where religious conservatism and macho patriarchy, combined with denial and sexual suppression, culminate into a passionate reality.  In the film, 18 year-old Greg (Petrice Jones), is set to graduate and make his family and rural...