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'The Coming of Age Season'


Legacy Film Festival will mark this years festival with screenings which celebrate Africa and the African Diaspora. We will also be celebrating special 50th Independence Anniversary years for both Trinidad & Tobago and Jamaica by screening films from the islands.


Festival Programme

October 2012

'Otelo Burning' Dir: Sara Blecher (2011/72mins/South Africa)

When 16 year old Otelo Buthelezi is invited to the beach-house, he steps into a world previously closed to him...surfing......


20 October, 1:30pm, The Duke of York's Cinema


'Restless City' Dir: Andrew Dosunmu (2011/80mins/US)

Djbril (Sy Alassane) is a young West African immigrant surviving on the fringes of New York City where music is his passion, life is a hustle, and falling in love is his greatest risk.....


25 October, 6:30pm, The Duke of York's Cinema


African/Caribbean Animation (Children of all ages)

A series of African and Caribbean animations for children of all ages including Legend of Ngong Hills by Kwame N'yong (Kenya) and Money Tree by Hawanatu Bangura (Sierra Leone)....


27 October, 11:15am, The Old Courtroom, 118 Church St

'One Love' Dir: Rick Elgood & Don Letts (2011/100mins/Jamaica) (12A)

Featuring Kymani Marley, Cherine Anderson, Vas Blackwood and Idris Elba. One Love is a romantic comedy about a “free-wheelin” rasta man, who falls for a straight laced gospel singer  - but can they overcome her father's opposition to the match?...


27 October, 7:00pm, The Old Courtroom, 118 Church St

'Doubles with Slight Pepper' Dir: Iain Harnarine (2011/16mins/Trinidad)

Set in Trinidad during Christmas. It's a coming of age story for Dhani, a young street food vendor, who must decide if he will help save his estranged father from dying....


'Calypso Rose: Lioness of the Jungle' Dir: Pascale Obolo (2011/85mins/US,France,Trinidad & Tobago)

Calypso Rose is the uncontested and much decorated diva of Calypso music. With more than 800 recorded songs, she continues to be a pioneer and champion of women's rights, as she travels the world making music. French-Cameroonian filmmaker Pascale Obolo spends four years with Calypso Rose on a very personal journey....


27 October, 3:30pm, The Old Courtroom, 118 Church St

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