Smallman is Richard Mark Rawlins’ personal exploration of the real and imagined worlds that his father, Kenwyn, made, in the workshop beneath their house.
A teacher asks his pupils what they want to do when they grow up. While his classmates answer lightly and with great fun, Tom a quiet 10-year-old boy slips away. When his turn comes to speak, Tom embarks himself upon a striking monologue.
From all over the Caribbean Basin we find amazing short stories from the dramatic to the comedic; showcasing Caribbean life and identity in moving and insightful ways. For the month of June, in celebration of Caribbean Heritage Month, we bring you a new short each week. Don’t miss them and check out this short teaser trailer to get excited!
A twenty-year-old Haitian woman, Sandrine and her thirteen-year-old brother Etienne, are being transported from Haiti to the Bahamas in the hold of a dilapidated wooden vessel, filled with several other immigrants in search of a better life.
AUNTIE is a middle-aged seamstress and respected caregiver in her rural Barbadian community. 12-year-old KERA is her latest ward and a special child to whom she has grown uncharacteristically close. Seven years after Kera’s mother emigrates to England in search of a better life, Auntie is confronted with the day she long dreaded when the plane ticket arrives that will reunite Kera with her mom.
Short films from all across the Caribbean Basin are featured in this series. Dramatic, funny and insightful shorts and documentaries made by Caribbean filmmakers, celebrating and exploring a diverse set of identities. These shorts explore immigration, life opportunities, modern Caribbean identity and much, much more.