Bocas Lit Fest

The Opening event of the Tobago NGC Bocas Lit Fest

Thursday 9 July 2015
Audio Visual Room, Scarborough Library, Garden Side Street
Free & open to all!

OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature

Earl Lovelace, 2012 Overall Winner for Is Just A Movie
Time: 5:00-5:45pm

Earl Loveace - A writer in his place Earl Lovelace: A writer in his place
Producer/Director: Funso Aiyejina
2014 / 55 mins
This “docu-commentary” by a foremost scholar of Lovelace’s works depicts the eminent writer’s rooted-ness in the culture and society of Trinidad and Tobago
Time: 5:45 – 6:45pm


George and The Bicycle PumpGeorge and the Bicycle Pump
Producer/Director: Asha Lovelace
Screenplay: Earl Lovelace
2000 / 13 mins
Disagreeing with his suspicious wife, the idealistic Jorge does not want to accept that his missing bicycle pump could be the work of thieves.
Winner, Best Short Film, EICTV
Time: 7:00-7:15pm


JoebellPoster_11x17 2Joebell and America
Producer/Director: Asha Lovelace
Screenplay: Earl Lovelace
2004 / 83 mins
A poignant tale of love, ambition and self-discovery. Joebell, a gambler, concocts a risky plan to escape to the promise and fantasy of America. Each step of his journey sees him uncover himself to himself, revealing the island he had never really seen.
Winner, Best International Narrative Feature – Women’s International Film Festival, 2008
Time: 7:30-9:00pm


See the full Tobago programme here. 

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