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OCPA'S Reigning Monarch to honour Sparrow at Caribbean Tales Film Festival
The 2014 Caribbean Tales Film Festival opens on Wednesday 3rd September in Toronto at the Royal Cinema, 608 College Street, Canada. OCPA and reigning Calypso Monarch 'Macomere Fifi' in cooperation with Caribbean Tales Film Festival will be on hand to honor the Mighty Sparrow, who will be in attendance. The gala evening will feature the world premiere of "The Glamour Boyz Again". Sparrow and Superior on the Hilton Rooftop (Geoffrey Dunn, Trinidad and Tobago, 2014, English PG). A cocktail reception at is included in the ticket price for this Gala Festival Premiere, hosted by the Consulate for theRepublic of Trinidad and Tobago.
The feature-length documentary reveals a remarkable acoustic performance by two of Calypsos most venerated figures, the Mighty Sparrow and Lord Superior. The film includes reminiscences by both Sparrow and Superior, whose friendship dates back more than 55 years, to the mid-1950s. Sparrow’s execution at the Hilton is arguably his best-rendered acoustic performance ever recorded. Macomere Fifi won the ‘Kaiso 365’ – Canada’s top calypso prize – for the sixth time on July 26th with “Before You Gone”, a musical accolade-in-verse to the Mighty Sparrow written by Carlisle Bailey. Festival screenings run from , 10, 12 & 13 at The Royal Cinema, 608 College Street. The films will screen , , and , and Saturday at 2:30 p.m., , and For festival details visit: http://caribbeantales-events.com/