The Department of Communication Studies (DCS) at Northern Caribbean University is committed to development of Caribbean creativity and intellect and the promotion of activities demonstrating this. As a tertiary learning institution NCU, through DCS, has sought to engender an environment facilitating this development. As such, the Department will be hosting the:
Venue: INSTITUTE OF JAMAICA, Lecture Hall, 10-16 East Street, Kingston. Tel. (1876) 922-0620-6
In celebration of the 160th Anniversary of the arrival of the Chinese in Jamaica, the Chinese Benevolent Association (CBA) and the Institute of Jamaica (IOJ) will be hosting a screening of the film, Half & Chiney Shop.
This is an open invitation to submit films for the Short Film Night at The Kingston On The Edge - KOTE arts festival 2014 (www.kingstonontheedge.org ). The festival will be held from June 20th to the 29th and the short film night will happen on Monday, June 23.
As always the limits are few with regard to what I will screen so feel free to submit just about anything that qualifies as a film. The only two restrictions that I will mention are:
A mistake in the normally perfect lunchbox delivery system in Mumbai connects a young housewife to an older man. The notes they exchange via the lunchbox build a fantasy world that starts to threaten the reality of their lives. Directed by Ritesh Batra, 104 minutes, in Hindi with subtitles.