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Announcing the TT theatrical release of Unfinished Sentences

(Port of Spain, Trinidad) — On January 16th, 2019, SAVANT Films’ award-winning feature-length documentary, Unfinished Sentences will be released at the Digicel IMAX Theatre at One Woodbrook Place. The film will play for one week in the first instance. The theatrical run follows on the heels of a stellar year for Unfinished Sentences. In 2018, […]

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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.’ […]

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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 […]

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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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And we’re off to the festivals!

SAVANT Films is happy to share the news that Unfinished Sentences will have its first festival screening at IFF Panama in April! This is particularly special to us as IFF Panama has been so supportive of the film, having shortlisted Unfinished Sentences to compete in the works in progress competition, Primera Mirada, in 2017. So […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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.