Trinidad and Tobago premier of Campbell's production: VISIBLE
The Trinidad and Tobago Pride Arts Festival is pleased to partner with the UWI Film Programme and Campbell for this unique opportunity to explore issues related to queer people of colour.
Campbell is an award-winning filmmaker who directed the queer urban romcom feature film Stud Life (2012) which was awarded the Screen Nations Independent Spirit Award (2013) and the Best Black LGBT film in the Hotter Than July Film Festival (2013) Campbell's recent film DES!RE (2017) is a meditation on desire for queer masculinity including transgender masculinity and female masculinity.
In 2013 Campbell was selected to be on the jury for Short films for Outfest LGBT film Festival in Los Angeles, the jury for Lili Award in MIX Copenhagen in 2015, the IRIS Prize, and Doc N Roll Festival Campbell is developing their second feature film Low Rider, produced by Stella Nwimo and co-written by Guy Bolton.
Campbell was one of the directors of Spectrum London (2017) a webseries a drama written by Jake Graf, created, devised and produced by Monica Y Dee, exploring the lives of queer people in London - which includes a multiethnic and transgender and non-trans cast and Different for Girls (2017/18) an adaptation of the LGBTQ+ bonkbuster novel Different for Girls set in Chiswick West London. Different for Girls is written by Jacquie Lawrence and produced by Fizz Milton. It was the Special Presentation at BFI Flare (2017)
Synopsis: VISIBLE (2018) Explores questions around the invisibility of QTIPOC history in the UK. Campbell was the consulting editor of documentary Queerama (2017) directed by Daisy Asquith.
How do QPOC find out about our history? How can we know about our history when so much becomes myth and gossip or when historians research through a Eurocentric ciscentric heteronormative paradigm? VISIBLE explore the challenges of QPOC history. VISIBLE is directed by Campbell X and produced by Kayza Rose.