Martine Attille

Filmmaker Martine Attille is a member of the renowned Sankofa film group of black British filmmakers. Through films like DREAMING IN RIVERS (1988), she explores the colonial experiences of Caribbean immigrants in Britain. An impressionistic rendering of a mother’s reflections from her death bed, DREAMING IN RIVERS allows Attille to examine generational effects of migration on Caribbean identity and culture. She directed THE PASSION OF REMEMBRANCE in 1986. (07/12)

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Dreaming Rivers


A Sankofa film directed by Martine Attille, 1988, 30 min., Color
From Sankofa Film and Video comes this bittersweet and nostalgic short drama illustrating the spirit of modern families touched by the experience of m...

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