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These 5 Hard-Hitting Films by Caribbean Directors Will Give You All the Feels

We look back at the standout films coming from Caribbean talent screened at the 27th Pan African Film Festival.

I was not prepared to go to the intimate places where the Caribbean films from the 27th Pan-African Film Festival took me. The surprises came in the most palpable forms as filmmakers and their characters with roots on the African continent and in the Caribbean's African diaspora painted the most vivid lives in our multi-textured tapestry.

Examining the human experience in minute detail, these stories were hard-hitting. Here are the five standouts below.

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Nigerian Menswear Label T.I Nathan Bespoke's 'Solace'

View "Solace," a new Nigerian menswear collection By T.I Nathan Bespoke for Spring/ Summer 14.

Nigerian menswear label T.I Nathan Bespoke by designer Temitayo Nathan Illesanmi recently released their Spring/Summer 14 collection. An emerging brand since 2013, Illesanmi and his label return with their minimalist but colorful menswear. "The Solace collection references the man who, though is resistant to fashion norms, is still very keen on his style sensibility. He is that man who has a penchant admiration for well polished tailoring, a man whose style aesthetic is well coordinated in effortlessly easy notes, that man who has found Solace in his minimally-simple interpretation of fashion," states the label. Illesanmi's purpose is to bridge a gap between high fashion & streetwear, and we can only salute the remarkable designs he's achieved. Scroll through our gallery to view the photographs from the lookbook, shot by Tope Horpload, and if you want to talk about it, tweet @okayafrica with #tinathanbespoke.

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