Unfinished Sentences Wins Big!

September to remember! Wow! September was an incredible month! Unfinished Sentences screened at the Caribbean Tales International Film Festival in Toronto, Canada, and then in Port of Spain, Trinidad, at the Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival. And we are delighted to share the news that Unfinished Sentences took home top prizes at both festivals: Best Feature Length Film and Best TT Feature Film respectively! We'd …

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Announcing the Canadian premiere of Unfinished Sentences

SAVANT Films is delighted to announce the Canadian premiere of award-winning filmmaker Mariel Brown's film, Unfinished Sentences as part of the Caribbean Tales International Film Festival.  ‘FATHER-daughter relations, the politics of being an artist, and poetry of breath-taking power converge in Unfinished Sentences, Mariel Brown’s moving new work about her late father, the acclaimed poet, writer and... columnist Wayne Brown.’ …

BPTT provides finishing funds for Unfinished Sentences

As we make final preparations to screen Unfinished Sentences at the Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival later this month, we’re delighted to announce the generous support of BP Trinidad and Tobago (BPTT) towards completion funding for “Unfinished Sentences”. BPTT’s approach to Corporate Social Responsibility is driven by the company’s aspiration, which calls on it to …

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 …

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 …

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. …