Culture Consciousness stems from the desire to dig into the Caribbean region’s history. These nations have been influenced by their colonial past and by the generations that followed thereafter. The importance of literature is showcased, as literary and artistic representations lay the foundation for nation-building. How do we define who are we as a Caribbean people?


(19mins) | Trinidad and Tobago


Spanish with English subtitles



Amanda Mendes Photograph of Amanda Mendes Amanda Mendes is studying film production at the University of the West Indies, St Augustine. Her passion for photography and filmmaking emerged from her curiosity about T+T culture. Culture Consciousness is her first solo documentary.