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Pt 1: Labor Migration
Moderated by Jonathan Ali, Programming Director of the Third Horizon Film Festival
This month, Across Lines features a selection of short films that explore the Caribbean diaspora as formed by labor migration. The films take a glimpse at the inner worlds and outer circumstances of people from various Caribbean nations as they leave their homelands in search of work and new life.
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Across Lines Film Series
Across Lines is a three-part series exploring identity through the lens of diaspora. Short film screenings are followed by a discussion between moderator and filmmakers. Watch a new lineup of films every last Friday of the month from January through March for free as part of Art After Dark. This series is presented in collaboration with Third Horizon.
Babe, I Hate to Go
Andrew Moir / 18’ / 2017 / Jamaica, Canada
Delroy, a migrant worker, has spent half his life working in the Ontario tobacco belt to support his family in Jamaica. Goodbyes have become ritual, but Delroy harbours a secret—he has cancer.
Miryam Charles / 6’ / 2018 / Haiti, Canada
A maid, a Haitian immigrant in Germany, is suspected of murdering her former employer. Questioned by the police, she will reveal the existence of a supernatural power.
Ian Harnarine / 8’ / 2017 / Trinidad and Tobago, Canada
Rajni, a homesick Trinidadian nanny to a wealthy family in New York, obsesses over how she can join her daughter back in Trinidad to celebrate her birthday.
Paria, My Brother, I Follow You, Show Me the Route to the Springs
Esery Mondesir 20’ / 2019 / Haiti, Canada
Saul and his father-in-law, Matthieu, sell recycled tennis shoes in the market in Tijuana, Mexico. Having made an arduous trek from Haiti, they wait to claim asylum in the US.
Third Horizon is a Caribbean filmmaking and creative collective. Their flagship initiative is the annual Third Horizon Film Festival in Miami. To learn more, visit www.thirdhorizonmedia.com and @thrdhrzn on Instagram.
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