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Chutney in yuh Soca (1996)

Logline

Examining the phenomenon of “chutney soca”, a musical hybrid from Trinidad & Tobago.

Synopsis

An arts documentary examining the phenomenon of “chutney soca”, a musical hybrid from Trinidad & Tobago which blends thee traditions of the islands’ two biggest ethnic groups- Indian and African. As much politicaal as musical, “chutney soca” seems to offer a way for the two cultures, often perceived as being mutually antagonistic, to come together in a new exciting fusion of sounds.

 

Details

Short (21mins) Documentary | Trinidad and Tobago

Language: English

Production

Directors: Karen Martinez