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DC Caribbean FilmFest: THIS UNEXPECTED LOVE+ Q&A w/ filmmaker Abdias Laguerre, screenwriter Aly Laveaux and actress Tony

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In recognition of Caribbean Heritage Month in June, AFI Silver is proud to once again host the DC Caribbean FilmFest, now in its 22nd year. The Fest is co-presented by the Caribbean Association of World Bank Group and IMF Staff (CAWI), Caribbean Professional Network (CPN), Institute of Caribbean Studies (ICS) and Africa World Now Project.

Blending Haitian and Nigerian traditions, UNEXPECTED LOVE captures the American college experience through the lens of international students Ada and Jean. Despite disapproval from loved ones, Ada and Jean's relationship survives twists and turns — but with graduation right around the corner, a difficult decision has to be made. Experience the whirlwind journey of friendship and blossoming young love in this heartwarming, music-filled romantic comedy based on the true cross-cultural love story of screenwriters Aly Laveaux and Obianuju Sandra Madueke Laveaux.

Q&A with filmmaker Abdias Laguerre, screenwriter Aly Laveaux and actress Tonye Garrick follows the screening.