CIFF2022: Official Selection

Caribbean International Film Fest is pleased to announce our selected films for CIFF 2022!

CIFF 2022 will take place September 17th-23rd at Mockingbird Cinema (Birmingham), Belgrade Theatre (Coventry), Bearwood Community Hub, (Smethwick) and Eastside Projects (Birmingham). Look out for very special panelists, film talks, guest films and online events! Keep up-to-date on ticket announcements by following us on Twitter or Instagram.

The Caribbean International Film Fest is run by Caribbean Pop-Up Cinema, and is the only UK Film Festival celebrating Caribbean filmmakers and stories. CIFF 2022 is made possible with support from Film Hub Midlands through funds from the National Lottery.

CIFF Film Schedule 2022

Saturday 17th, 4pm – 7pm – Mockingbird Cinema, Birmingham

RISE TO THE OCCASION | Kicking off the festival with a hearty dose of courage and breaking boundaries – Caribbean style.

They Thought I Was Mad – André Alleyne (Barbados)

Sorrow’s Kitchen – Ryan Wilfred (Barbados)

My Antenna – Rob Ball (UK)

I Don’t Call It ‘Ghetto’ – Miquel Galofré (Trinidad and Tobago)

Tuesday 20th, 5:30pm – 8pm –  Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

AROUND THE DIASPORA | These film selections circle the Caribbean Sea then sail beyond. A reflection on movement and settlement.

Hair Truth – Jamal Weekes (Barbados)

Jerk – Raine Allen Miller (Jamaica/UK)

The 1979 La Soufrière Eruption – Johann Medford, Arnaldo James, Nadia Huggins (Trinidad And Tobago)

25 Frames – Lunise Cerin (USA/Haiti)

Salted – Aïshah Granviel, Tittel Del Mar (Curaçao)

Bantú Mama – Ivan Herrera (Dominican Republic)

Wednesday 21st, 5:30pm – 7:45pm – Mockingbird Cinema, Birmingham

CHANGING FUTURES | Soca, Sci-Fi, Red Tape and Refugees. All these gripping stories capture lives at a turning point.

Fab 4 And The Silent Retreat – Peter Sagnia (Jamaica)

Hard To Reach – Darryl Foster (UK)

Details To Follow – Michael P. Spencer (UK)

Cannabis Culture – Mikul Elcock (Barbados)

The Challengers – Rhonda Chan Soo (Trinidad And Tobago)

Asunder – Janet Marrett (UK)

Uncle – Michelle Jones (UK)

Friday 23rd, 6pm – 8:30pmEastside Projects, Birmingham

CARIBBEAN PARTY | Calling all ragamuffins! Feathers, Beads and a little bit of Bashment is required entry for this closing Caribbean Party.

“A Better Tomorrow” – Gerelle Forbes, Mark Loquan (Trinidad And Tobago)

Little Moko – Miquel Galofré (Trinidad and Tobago)

J’ouvert – Iantha Richardson (USA)

Playing Mas – Miquel Galofré (Trinidad and Tobago)

Hit Me With Music – Miquel Galofré (Trinidad and Tobago)

FAMILY TIES | A touching collection of films centering grief, joy and more than a little drama.

*new date* Thursday 29th, 5:30 – 8pm – Bearwood Community Hub, Smethwick

Pickney – Michael Jenkins (UK)

The Last Fishpot – Neal Hope (Barbados/Canada)

The Mistress – Dean Charles (Jamaica/UK)

Bulado – Eché Janga (Curacao)

Pickney (dir. Michael Jenkins)

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