The second annual Chicago Caribbean Film Festival was held in conjunction with the Caribbean American Heritage Council in 2016 and aired at the
Oak Park Public Library.


• Dreadlocks Story (USA/Jamaica/India/France)


• The Story of Lover's Rock (Jamaica/Great Britain)


• Legends of Ska (USA/Jamaica/Canada)


• Diary of a Badman (USA/Jamaica)


• Chrissy: (Barbados)


• The 1Closest2U (USA)

2016

 

2017

 

Photo credit: Oak Park After Dark series by Tieshka K. Smith.


There were additional screenings in June 2017 at the North Park University in partnership with the Caribbean American Heritage Council of Illinois (CAHCIL); Caribbean Association of Midwest America (CAMA); and the Department of Sociology, North Park University.


• Torments of Love (Tourments d’Amour) (Guadeloupe)


• Lessons from Homicides: The Buffalo Story (Dominica)


• Ti Coq (Ti Rooster) (Martinique)


• Le Gang des Antillais (Gang of the French Caribbean) (Guadeloupe)


• Unbound (Jamaica)


• The Gift Everlasting (Jamaica)


• I Am Bolt (Jamaica)


• Diary of a Badman (Jamaica/USA)

HISTORY

 

The first annual Chicago Caribbean Film Festival was held in 2015.

The 2015 films were also shown at Oak Park Public Library.


• Be One With Belize (Belize)


• Boys of Summer (Curacao)


• Pelo Malo (“Bad Hair”) (Venezuela)


• Culture Clash (Haiti)


• Small Island (Jamaica/Great Britain)


• Black and Cuba (USA/Cuba)


• The Libertador (“Liberator”) (Venezuela)

The third annual Chicago Caribbean Film Festival was held in conjunction with the Caribbean American Heritage Council in 2017 and aired at the
Oak Park Public Library.


• Marley (Jamaica)


• Watt Town: Holy Songs from Jamaica (Jamaica)


• Pelé (Brazil)


• Cimarron Spirit (Dominican Republic)


•  I Am Bolt (Jamaica)


• The Way to Andina (Colombia)


• Congo Beat the Drum (Jamaica)


• Hearts of Steel (Trinidad & Tobago, Canada)


• The Chicago Mixtape (Puerto Rico, Chicago, IL)

2015