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Caribbean Film Series: SPRINTER

  • Brooklyn Academy of Music 30 Lafayette Street Brooklyn, NY 11217 (map)

Jamaican filmmaker Storm Saulter (Better Mus’ Come) returns to the Caribbean Film Series with his highly-anticipated new film Sprinter. Join Storm for a post-screening Q&A alongside CFS alum Paul Pryce, whose short film The Deliverer opens the night.




Directed and Written by Storm Saulter

Jamaica | 2018 | 111 min



In this gripping drama from director and visual artist Storm Saulter, a Jamaican teen (newcomer Dale Elliot), burdened by an unstable father and an unruly older brother, hopes a meteoric rise in track-and-field can reunite him with his mother (Lorraine Toussaint, Any Day Now, Orange is the New Black) who has lived illegally in the United States for more than a decade. Sprinter swept the 2018 American Black Film Festival winning “Best Director”, “Best Narrative Feature” and the “Audience Award”.

With Dale Elliot, Kadeem Wilson, Dennis Titus, Shantol Jackson, Bryshere Y. Gray, with Lorraine Toussaint, and David Alan Grier as Coach


Preceded by


Written by Paul Pryce; Directed by Paul Pryce and Ron Morales

Trinidad | 2018 | 13 min

When a desperate fisherman fails to stop a corrupt government from destroying his village, he brokers a deal with a mysterious drug runner to traffic cocaine across Serpents Mouth, the perilous sea between Trinidad and Venezuela, to save his home.