Latin American & Caribbean Festival (LACFEST) 2016
The Cultural Development Foundation, Heritage and Creative Industries, Ministry of Tourism, including Saint Lucia Audio-visual and Film Association, collaborating with the Argentine, Brazilian, Cuban, Mexican and Venezuelan Embassies, have all once again vouched for Saint Lucia to be the host of LACFEST 2016. The organizers are inviting the public to revel in the second year of the festival, hosted at the National Cultural Centre, November 7 - 12.
Latin American Cinema, which is the main event; will showcase two acclaimed movies from each country. The films are intended for the general public, and are suitable for all ages. Guests will also be entertained with audio-visuals and short films produced by Saint Lucians. The eminent Saint Lucian film ‘Who Are You?’ by Kendal John will be featured.
Festival organizers hope to foster a greater appreciation for the diversification of Latin American and Caribbean cinematography, which has had a colossal impact around the globe .