Repeating Islands

Director Faisal Lutchmedial will be coming to the Trinidad & Tobago Film Festival to present his short film “Mr. Crab”, and to find support for his new feature film project “Path of Light”.

The new project is about an Indo-Trinidadian man who returns to India to seek out his roots but his life is turned upside down when his ex shows up looking to finalize their divorce. The film takes place in T&T and India, and follows the couple’s journey together as they map out a lost past, and find themselves unexpectedly rekindling their romance.
Lutchmedial explains, “I’m really interested in telling stories about immigrants, colonialism, and migration. My family is from South Asia, the Caribbean, and Canada. With each step, something is gained, and something is lost. It’s important that we talk about how that shapes our culture, so I hoping to find support in Trinidad for that kind…

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