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Film & Folklore Festival presents: Folklore in Love

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Once upon a time, in the vibrant

twin islands of Trinidad and Tobago,

a magical event was born.

It was 2019 when the first

Film and Folklore Festival came to life,

setting the stage for an enchanting

journey through time and culture

through film, food, festivities and



The festival was conceived with a

grand vision: to showcase the rich

heritage of Trinidad and Tobago

while celebrating folklore from

every corner of the world.

It was a celebration of stories - the

timeless narratives that connect us all.


From the very beginning, it was clear

that this festival was no ordinary affair.

With film as its canvas and folklore

as its paint, the festival painted a

picture of a world where cultures collided,

merged, and danced together

in harmony.

A World of Folklore

As the years rolled by, the festival became a global sensation. It wasn't just about showcasing Trinbagonian culture; it was about inviting the world to share its stories. African drumbeats, Caribbean calypso, European legends, and Asian myths  all found their place on the festival's stage.


Attendees were whisked away on a whirlwind tour of world folklore. They laughed, they cried, and they danced to the rhythm of stories told through film.  It was a celebration of diversity, a tapestry woven from threads of cultures from every corner of the globe.

Rooted in Trinbago

Amidst the global tales, there was always a firm anchor in the festival's roots. Trinidad and Tobago's unique blend of influences, from African and Indian to Spanish and French, was proudly on display. Every film, every dance, every melody was a testament to the vibrant diversity that defined the islands.


As the festival grew, so did its fame.It became a social media sensation, with attendees sharing their experiences of wonder and awe. From the exhilarating film screenings to the lively camp folklore activities, the festival provided endless moments to treasure.


News outlets, both local and international, couldn't resist the allure of this unique celebration. They applauded the organizers for their dedication to preserving and sharing folklore, not just from Trinidad and Tobago, but from across the world.

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"Folklore in Love"

And now, in 2024, the festival is celebrating its 6th year with a theme

that's bound to steal hearts - "Folklore in Love."

Inspired by the timeless concept of "Shakespeare in Love,"

it promises three days of pure magic. From film screenings that capture the

essence of folklore and love to immersive camp folklore experiences,

it's an event not to be missed.


So, whether you're a seasoned attendee or a newcomer,

the Film and Folklore Festival invites you to join in this enchanting journey.

Come be a part of a story that spans the world yet is firmly rooted

in the beloved culture of Trinidad and Tobago. 🇹🇹❤️✨


As the sun sets over these picturesque islands, the magic of

folklore and film continues to weave its spell, connecting hearts and

cultures in a celebration of love, tradition, and the power of storytelling.


Submit your Film 


Or save the dates! 


March 1-3, 2024

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