Announcing the T&T premiere of Unfinished Sentences

(Port of Spain, Trinidad) -- On April 26th 2018, SAVANT Films and Bocas Lit Fest will host the Trinidad and Tobago premiere of award-winning filmmaker Mariel Brown’s new film, Unfinished Sentences. The premiere, which is part of the 2018 NGC Bocas Lit Fest Cine Lit series, will take place at the Central Bank Auditorium in …

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Unfinished Sentences heads to IFF Panama!

Unfinished Sentences was one of four films selected to compete at the works-in-progress competition, Primera Mirada, at the Panama International Film Festival (IFF Panama). According to Variety writer, Martin Dale, '[Primera Mirada] attracts leading international sales agents to its screenings – projects will be screened in exclusive private sessions for sales agents, distributors, and film festival …

Habanero Film Sales signs our film!

Unfinished Sentences, a feature-length documentary from veteran filmmaker, Mariel Brown, about her tumultuous relationship with her late father, Trinidadian columnist and poet, Wayne Brown, has signed with Brazilian sales agents Habanero Film Sales. Unfinished Sentences, is Habanero’s first English-language acquisition, and their first film from the English-speaking Caribbean. Unfinished Sentences is one of fewer than …

Excellent review of Unfinished Sentences

Memories playback like movies: a new personal documentary from Trinidad by Jaie Laplante, Director of Programming, Miami Film Festival ‘In further creating the sensation of how memories work, a significant amount of Brown’s material is layered and super-imposed upon other visuals, creating a sense of the dense thorniness and complexity of how the mind seeks …

First look at Unfinished Sentences!

'Mountain' from Mariel Brown on Vimeo. Hi everyone, we're so pleased to be able to share this first clip from Unfinished Sentences.  It features an unpublished poem by Wayne Brown, 'Mountain', with Sophie Wight as Megan in the re-enactments.  The scene comes as Mariel's mother, Megan, is describing how she met Wayne.

Studio Sessions

Over the past week, we have been recording much of the narration for Unfinished Sentences.  We've had the great pleasure of working with actors Nigel Scott and Nickolai Salcedo.  And director Mariel Brown, who is also one of the central characters in the film, was coached through her narration by the talented director, Juliette McCawley. …