2019 CaribbeanLens™ International Film & Art Festival Schedule
June 10-14, 2019
Subject schedule to change. Please check back regularly for updates.
In celebration of Hollywood’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, the 30th anniversary of the release of A Dry White Season and the 35th anniversary of the release of Sugar Cane Alley, the Caribbean Heritage Organization (CHO) is pleased to pay a special tribute during the 2019 CaribbeanLens International Film Festival-Where Hollywood Celebrates the Caribbean™ and the Salute to Hollywood & Excellence awards gala to Martinique’s Euzhan Palcy, the director of these two ground-breaking films.
Among her many firsts, Euzhan Palcy is the:
First Black woman to direct a film produced by a major motion picture studio (A Dry White Season – MGM)
First female director to receive the César Award (Sugar Cane Alley)
First black director to receive the César Award (Sugar Cane Alley)
Only woman to direct Marlon Brando (A Dry White Season)
CHO invites you to join us, our friends and the Hollywood community at the Historic Sid Grauman’s Egyptian Theater as we celebrate Caribbean films and filmmakers and this trailblazing icon.
- Monday, 500PM Opening Night: A Tribute to Euzhan Palcy & Screening of SUGAR CANE ALLEY Historic Grauman’s Egyptian Theater
- Tuesday, 400PM Tuesday Night Historic Grauman’s Egyptian Theater
- Wednesday, 500PM Dominican Republic Night at the Movies Historic Grauman’s Egyptian Theater
- Thursday, 500PM A Tribute to Euzhan Palcy & Screening of A DRY WHITE SEASON Historic Grauman’s Egyptian Theater
- Friday, 500PM A Tribute to Euzhan Palcy & Screening of SIMÈON The Writers Guild Theater