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Shan Fernandez is a Trinidadian dancer, trained in the art of Limbo dance. She performs in front of international audiences three times daily as a member of the Universal circus.

Synopsis

This documentary looks in on Shan’s journey while following her in front and behind the stage. We experience the hopes, dreams and fears of a young woman living away from home for the first time. While she moves onto a broader more international stage, she copes with feelings of isolation and separation.

Details

Short (7mins) Documentary Biography | Trinidad and Tobago, USA

Production

Writers:

Maya Cozier Maya Cozier is a director working from Trinidad and Tobago. Her short films have screened at festivals internationally winning awards at Curacao Film festival and Trinidad and Tobago film festival. Her most recent shot film, She Paradise, premiered at BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music) in March 2019. Maya Cozier won the Take One grant to turn She Paradise into a feature length film.

Directors:

Maya Cozier Maya Cozier is a director working from Trinidad and Tobago. Her short films have screened at festivals internationally winning awards at Curacao Film festival and Trinidad and Tobago film festival. Her most recent shot film, She Paradise, premiered at BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music) in March 2019. Maya Cozier won the Take One grant to turn She Paradise into a feature length film.