UWI in Film - Battledream Chronicle and Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise followed by Q+A

Event Date(s): 23/09/2016

Location: Noor Hassanali Auditorium, Faculty of Law, UWI St. Augustine

The Institute of Gender and Development Studies (IGDS) and the Faculty of Law in collaboration with ttff present the following films at the Noor Hassanali Auditorium:

  • 3pm Battledream Chronicle (108 mins) – In a futuristic world of 2100, humans have been reduced to virtual- reality slaves. Two young women battle against the Empire for their freedom in this inventive sci-adventure combining online gaming, Caribbean folklore, and Martinique’s complicated colonial history to create a new kind of hero’s tale. |To view the trailer, please click here.
  • 5pm | Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise (114 mins) followed by Q+A, Director will be present. |This is the first ever documentary about Dr. Maya Angelou. Through the lens of her inner circle, this film weaves her words with rare, intimate archival photographs and videos, painting hidden moments of her exuberant life during some of America’s most defining civil rights moments. | To view the trailer, please click here.

For more information about UWI-related ttff/2016 events, please click here.

To see the full list of films and events featured at this year’s festival, please check out their website http://ttfilmfestival.com/.


Open to: | General Public | Staff | Student | Alumni |