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Brooklyn Heights Cinema Hosts NYC West Indian Film Festival Flicks

October 26, 2012

The non-profit cariBBeing is hosting the third-annual Flatbush Film Festival: West Indies Edition, through November 12, which comprises 11 films over seven nights, featuring classic & contemporary films from Trinidad, Jamaica, Haiti, Cuba, Guadeloupe, Mauritania and the U.K. Based in Flatbush, Brooklyn and founded in 1999, cariBBeing is the brainchild of Caribbean-American (Trinidadian) Shelley Vidia Worrell.

The Brooklyn Heights Cinema at 70 Henry Street is among three theaters that will screen films, all on Thursday, November 1. Details below the jump.

Thursday, November 1, 6:30 & 10:15 p.m.
“Ring di Alarm,” 2012, U.S. Premiere (Jamaica), 80 minutes
“Moving from the majestic Blue Mountains to the gritty ghetto to the stunning north coast, this is a cinematic mosaic as diverse and complex as the island that inspired it.”

Thursday, November 1, 8 p.m.
“Cabbie Chronicles,” 2012, U.S. Premiere (Jamaica), 3 minutes
“An animated series about a Jamaican taxi-driver, navigating the absurd complexities of modern Jamaican life.”

“I’m Santana, The Movie,” 2012, 52 minutes
A comedy/drama based on the popular digital puppet Santana, who battles himself and others to cope with the social ills of his community and his love for Janice.”

Doors open 30 minutes before. Admission is $10 to $15 with student and senior discounts available. For questions, email See the full schedule here. Tickets are here.

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