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Akkel “Lee” Charles

Director, Writer

Akkel “Lee” Charles is a 23 year old filmmaker from Laventille, Trinidad and Tobago. ttff/20 was the second time a film of Akkel’s was selected for the Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival where his film ‘Get Free!’ was in competition for Best Narrative Medium Length and Best Trinidad and Tobago Film. His previous submission was ‘Life In Kolour’ in 2019.

Akkel’s drive to create content comes from the immediate reality around him. The “Lee” in his name is to signify the Lee in the names of his inspirations Spike and Stan Lee. His near term goal is to further his studies in film and go to countries in Africa and Europe and continue making films.

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Projects by Akkel “Lee” Charles

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