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Idris Elba' film knocks it out of the Yarde at Canadian debut

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Lots of Fighting In The Yardie While Audience Argue Over Jamaican to English Subtitles By Stephen Weir Yardie, a British/Jamaican action movie directed by superstar actor Idris Elba received its Canadian debut last week at the Royal Cinema in downtown Toronto.And while the 108-minute feature film was awash with blood and murder, everybody in the sold-out theatre left on their own two feet arguing about the Jamaican to English subtitles. British actor Idris Elba directed the full-length thriller (His first time behind the camera) and brought to Canadian by the Caribbean Tales Film Festival. Made a year ago but shown only briefly in the UK and the US, the Film Festival used this rare showing to introduce to the media the line-up of films for this September’s 2019 Festival. The movie, based on Victor Headly’s best selling Jamaican/British 1992 novel, is an uncompromising look at how a wave of black on black murder in Jamaica’s Trench Town was easily exported to England back in the late seve…

75,000 refugees have settled in Peel County.

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The city. The Country. They All Love The Toronto Caribbean Carnival!

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Art Show Opened Sunday - See It At City Hall

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Canada’s best Caribbean Canadian Photographers To Be Featured in City Hall Exhibition By Stephen Weir A new Toronto City Hall photography show isn’t part of this year’s Toronto Caribbean Carnival, but, the photographers who belong to the Canadian Caribbean Photography Arts Collective (CCPAC) couldn’t have a picked a better time or place to show revellers their award winning carnival inspired work. The free week-long exhibition, Beyond the Carnival – A Photography Exhibition Edition 2 – will be hanging when the Toronto Caribbean Carnival has its very public noon-hour July 9th launch on Nathan Phillips Square, right outside of their exhibition! The show will hang in the foyer of the Queen Street City Hall from July 7 to July 14. The artists will be available throughout the one-week run of the exhibition to talk about their work.Last summer the group had a show at the Scarborough Town Hall as part of the annual Toronto Caribbean Carnival – this year the expo is completely separate from the …