Award winning short film titled ‘PAPPY’ by Dominican film-maker Sandra Vivas, will be screened in Dominica this Friday
The award winning short film titled ‘PAPPY’, by Dominican film-maker Sandra Vivas, will be screened for a Dominica audience for this first time at the Arawak House of Culture, on Friday March 11, 2016, at 6:00pm. This forms part of the programme of the OECS Regional Audio-visual workshop, which is being produced in collaboration with the Audio Visual Association of Dominica.
The 10-minute documentary film “PAPPY” is the story of an enigmatic and quite controversial figure in Dominican politics over the past 30 years. Pappy, as he is popularly known, has been engaged in the Dominica political scene for several decades contesting various elections as leader of his “Progressive Force” party, providing much entertainment and light-hearted moments to audiences and listeners across Dominica, during election cycles.
The short biopic on veteran Dominican politician Lenard “Pappy” Batiste captures several moments in the life and times of this Dominican personality, as he navigates through the rigors of the 2014 general elections. PAPPY will be one of the three short films to be screened by the Cultural Division and the Audiovisual Association of Dominica (AAD) on 11th March.
The Feature Film “Forward Ever: The Killing of A Revolution” a film on the Grenada Revolution, by Trinidadian director Bruce Paddington, will be the feature presentation for the evening. The mission of AAD is to promote and support the growth of professionals and businesses in Dominica’s audiovisual sector. AAD is a member of the Dominica Coalition of Service Industries (DCSI).
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