July 13, 2009

Baby Doll documentary well received at Canadian Film Festival

Idakeda was privileged to be part of the 2009 edition of the Caribbean Tales Film Festival in Toronto Canada mingling with Caribbean Film greats such as Festival founder FrancesAnne Solomon Gayelle cofounder Christopher Laird and the legend herself Euzhan Palcy of Martinique the first Caribbean woman Director to receive support for a major Hollywood movie with stars such as Marlon BrandoThe good news is we held our own
July 6, 2009

Idakeda Documentary debuts at Caribbean Film Festival in Canada

The documentary about the Idakeda Intervention technique Baby Doll Meets Midnight Robber Carnival Intervention for the At Risk debuts this week at the prestigious Caribbean Tales Film Festival in Canada
June 29, 2009

Intervention brings tears new experiences and future resolutions for students and teachers of the San Fernando East Sec school

I think it was very inspiring and it had me thinking what to do before I think about boys and children Student commentThis was a very enlightening and excellent programme conducted both teachers and students The discussion ensured a self esteem upliftment and the dance was very classy Teacher observation
June 22, 2009

Panel Discussion on Idakeda documentary generates heated debate on teacher evaluation young people in crisis and the need for more youth interventions

Education Consultant Dr Michael Alleyne school Principal Ronald Sanchez and noted novelist Merle Hodge led animated discussion about a number of serious issues in the education system as part of the Emancipation Support Committees 2009 Kwame Ture lecture series The focus of the discussion was the Idakeda documentary Baby Doll Meets Midnight Robber Carnival Intervention for the At Risk
June 15, 2009

Eintou to share words of inspiration with the students of the Bishop Anstey East High School

So you with your shining eyes yes I expect you to change the world Who will stand up to negativity dishonesty and to every attempt to wrest that power of your personhood from you whether it is politician popular media or an abusive relationship
June 8, 2009

Emancipation Support Committee hosts Panel Discussion on Baby Doll Intervention technique

A distinguished panel comprising Education Consultant Dr Michael Alleyne school principal Ronald Sanchez and Caribbean Novelist Merle Hodge will discuss as part of Emancipation celebrations this year the youth and community intervention work spearheaded by former Poet Laureate of Port of Spain Eintou Pearl Springer
June 1, 2009

Queens Hall honours Eintou for her contribution to our Oral Traditions

Former Poet Laureate Eintou Pearl Springer will be honoured for her contribution to our Oral Traditions as part of the Queens Hall celebration of its 50th Anniversary
May 25, 2009

Conscious Word Poetry Lime at the famous Phase 11 panyard

In the last of the series on the National Poetry Festival we take you to the sourcethe pan yard A balmy Caribbean evening and the rustic openness of the Phase 11 Pan Yard provided the perfect backdrop for an evening of Poetry Music and Conscious Vibes
May 18, 2009

New experience for Corner Bar patrons during Poetry Festival

The Open Mike session at Corner Bar attracted an eclectic and often times very funny mix of amateur poets some of whom actually wrote new pieces to fit the theme of the Festival