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Can Your Student Script a Movie? 1st Sarah and Addie Skit Writing Competition

A follow up to the huge Virgin Islands made film “Sarah & Addie” the Division of Cultural Education opened a competition in which all VI students can write their own versions of Sarah & Addie and submit it to their Division. The winning script will be professionally filmed and produced.  This will be collaborated and produced by the WTJX the original producers of The Sarah & Addie Movie.

The late Anton C. Teytaud wrote “Sarah & Addie” in Crucian dialect. The vignettes about market women during the 1940s and 1950s were humorous anecdotes about life on St. Croix during those times. The makers of “Sarah & Addie” say they hope the movie is a step in the right direction for the community-at-large to share culture and history and that teachers and students will use it as an educational tool in the territory’s classrooms. The age range for the competition is undefined, however, the official rules are listed below

The Rules Are As Followed:

  • Grades:4th-12th
  • Write about a social issue you face today!
  • No More than 7 minutes long!
  • No more than five characters!
  • Script must contain Virgin Islands Dialect
  • Deadline for Submission February 7, 2020 No Later Than 5:00 P.M.

Submit Your Script to

  • Valrica.bryson@vide.vi or
  • Khalarni.rivers@vide.vi

For More Information Call:

  • 340-773-1095 ext. 7032
  • 340-776-0100 ext. 2800
“Sarah & Addie” Trailer