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Picture courtesy Mark LyndersayMy name is Bruce Paddington, named after the bear or the train station, and I founded the trinidad+tobago film festival.

I started the ttff in 2006. From the next year and until last year, Annabelle Alcazar was my main collaborator and the driving daily force of the festival. I’ve always been at the helm. But now I’m ready to hand it over to the next generation.

I emigrated as a young man and am a Trinidad and Tobago national. But I was born in England and grew up in the seaside resort of Southsea, Portsmouth.

Trinidad couldn’t have been more different than Portsmouth: the sea was warm and there was sand, not pebbles, on the beach. And one can eat bake-and-shark rather than cockles and mussels.

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Dissolve to Montage

Picture courtesy Mark LyndersayMy name is Bruce Paddington, named after the bear or the train station, and I founded the trinidad+tobago film festival.

I started the ttff in 2006. From the next year and until last year, Annabelle Alcazar was my main collaborator and the driving daily force of the festival. I’ve always been at the helm. But now I’m ready to hand it over to the next generation.

I emigrated as a young man and am a Trinidad and Tobago national. But I was born in England and grew up in the seaside resort of Southsea, Portsmouth.

Trinidad couldn’t have been more different than Portsmouth: the sea was warm and there was sand, not pebbles, on the beach. And one can eat bake-and-shark rather than cockles and mussels.

Read more

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