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Robert Yao Ramesar

Trinité-et-Tobago

Français

Réalisateur trinidadien.
Il est né en 1963 à Tamale (Ghana), de parents Afro-Jamaïcain et Indo-Trinidadien.
Robert Yao RAMESAR enseigne aussi le cinéma à l’Université de Trinité et Tobadgo.

English

Mr. Ramesar is an award-winning Caribbean filmmaker. He was born in 1963 in Tamale, Ghana, West Africa of Afro-Jamaican and Indo-Trinidadian parents.
Robert Yao Ramesar is one of Trinidad and Tobago’s leading filmmakers. He has created approximately 120 films, mostly short experimental documentaries, many on the spiritual and cultural life of people in the Caribbean. « SistaGod » (2006) is his first feature, then « Her Second Coming » (2009) and « Stranger in Paradise » (2013, shot in Barbados) (yet to be released), and is in post-production on a film he, called « Haiti Bride » (2015, shot in Haiti, selected at Fespaco in Burkina). He lectures in the film programme at the University of the West Indies (Port-of-Spain).

Source:
www.ansacaribbeanawards.com/award_laureates_arts.html
www.ttfilmfestival.com/2013/03/filmmaker-in-focus-robert-yao-ramesar/