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Friday, October 26 • 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Mas Man: The Complete Work

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Producer/Director - Dalton Narine

Exact Running Time - 89:00

Country of Production - Trinidad and Tobago, U S A

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Website: http://www.masmanthemovie.com 

 

Synopsis:

It is the only film made about the man who reached 80 per cent of the planet in a single night. Mas Man (The Complete Work) explores Peter Minshall's leap from designer in the Trinidad Carnival to an artistic director of the Opening Ceremonies for three Olympic Games, based on his knack for 'making what is small seem big in an Olympic stadium.' Minshall served as an artistic director in the 1992 Barcelona Games; Atlanta, 1996; and Salt Lake City, 2006. Olympic producers found his genius for staging grand spectacles in his native Trinidad, where his themes usually play on good and evil. Where his stage has been the mas, which he brings to the street as theater, way beyond the horizon of masquerade.


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Dalton Narine

Executive producer and director, King Carnival Productions
DALTON NARINE, executive producer and producer/director of Mas Man - The Complete Work, is an award-winning Florida writer and documentary filmmaker. | Born in Trinidad, Narine migrated to the United States in his late teens. His cinematic focus has been largely on Trinidadian art and cultural traditions. | His latest film, subtitled Peter Minshall, Trinidad Carnival Artist, is neither story nor biography, but a portrait of a designer who... Read More →



Friday October 26, 2012 1:30pm - 3:30pm
The Montalban 1615 Vine Street, Los Angeles, CA 90028

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