Caribbean Women Writers

Entertaining and thought-provoking….

Directors: SELWYN R. CUDJOE & CHRISTOPHER LAIRD
Featuring: Lorna Goodison, Afua Cooper, Opal Palmer Adisa, M. NourbeSe Philip, Olive Senior, Dionne Brand, Ramabai Espinet, Claire Harris, Jean Binta Breeze, Jamaica Kincaid, Grace Nichols, Merle Collins, Erna Brodber, Zee Edgell, Merle Hodge, Jeremy Poynting, Marion O’Callaghan, Helen Pyne-Tomothy, Michelle Cliff, Jean D’Costa, Sylvia Wynter, Rosa Guy
USA / Trinidad & Tobago | 1994 | Documentary | 46 mins | English | G

Synopsis:

Centred around the First Conference of Caribbean Women Writers held at Wellesley College, Boston, this documentary showcases readings and discussions by the region’s major literary figures. Caribbean Women Writers is a wonderful exploration into the most exciting development in Caribbean literature since the 1950s.

CATEGORIES: Arts & Humanities, Cultural Studies, Women & Gender Studies