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First Citizens Presents Best Overall Film

Press Release September 17, 2010

Under the umbrella of youth development, First Citizens has agreed to sponsor the Best Overall Film at the Trinidad and Tobago Film Company 2010 Short Film Festival.

The First Citizens Group has recognised that this opportunity enables students to understand the film industry, explore its career opportunities, and be inventive.

On Wednesday 15th September, students from secondary schools throughout the country were rewarded for their hard work at the prize distribution held at MovieTowne, Invaders Bay.

However the winner of the Best Overall Film was Rio Claro East Secondary School with a film titled “Wake Up”. This was the school’s second time in this competition, and they were able to walk away with the First Citizens Prize of twelve thousand dollars ($12,000.00).

First Citizens takes this opportunity to congratulate all the students of Rio Claro East Secondary School - Ziavaughn Gopie; Vedesh Ramkissoon; Azam Khan; Dinesh Ramsingh; Amit Singh; Amrit Singh; Rukam Ramdath – for their success, as well as their teacher Ms. Dominique Chung who was responsible for coordinating their project.

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Vedesh Ramkissoon from Rio Claro East Secondary receives the winning cheque from Mr. Dexter Charles – Manager of First Citizens Group Corporate Communications

Dexter Charles
Manager - Group Corporate Communications
17th September 2010

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