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Sprinter Races to Triple Victory at American Black Film Festival

Sprinter directed by Storm Saulter snagged triple victory at ABFF 2018

Sprinter the sophomore film from director Storm Saulter (Better Mus Come) raced to victory at the American Black Film Festival which took place in Miami last weekend.

Grace Jones Biography Bloodlight and Bami Launches Voice of a Woman Festival

Grace Jones biography Bloodlight and Bami to launch Voice of a Woman Festival

Grace Jones defines the physical manifestation of fierce. So it seems fitting that the Voice of a Woman Festival is launching on her impressively strong shoulders.

Lights, Camera, Lift Off - JAFTA Propella 2017 Has Short Films With a Big Bang

City of Mine by Danielle Russell on fo the five 2017 JAFTA Propella films

One of the main criticisms levelled at the Jamaican film industry has been the repetitive storylines/themes.

Jamaican Filmmaker Tony Hendriks Wins International Screenwriting Award

Jamaican Tony Hendriks Wins International Scriptwriting Award

Tony Hendrik’s Shoot the Girl began life as a statement of intent. Now it has become much more, bringing accolades and opportunities for the writer and announcing him as one of the Caribbean screenwriters to watch.

Hollywood Heavyweights from Insecure and Empire for Adaptation of Marlon James' Seven Killings

Insecure's Melina Matsoukas for Adaptation of Marlon James' Seven Killings

Marlon James’ epic novel A Brief History of Seven Killings is on its way to an even longer shelf life with several Hollywood heavyweights now attached to the screen adaptation of the Man Booker prize-winning novel.

Losing Patience - The Show We've Been Waiting For

Losing Patience - The Show We've Been Waiting For

The new webseries Losing Patience explores the bringle-inducing encounters of Renee Patience. To be bringle is to be irate, impatient, or even angry (sometimes with a small dose of (h)ignorance - ie the loss of all rational thought).

Caribbean Literary Icons Celebrated in Film for Word Lit Fest 2017

Derek Walcott, Jean Rhys and E. R. Brathwaite films for Word Fest 2017

With June, celebrated as Caribbean American Month in the United States, fast approaching, the Caribbean Cultural Theatre has announced its line up for Wordfest 2017.

Calabash Lit Fest Teams Up With ScreenCraft for Hollywood Writing Workshop in Jamaica

Calabash Lit Fest teams up with ScreenCraft for Hollywood writing workshop in Ja

The black sands of Treasure Beach, St. Elizabeth on Jamaica’s southern shore, seem about as far away from Hollywood as one can get, at least mentally. But the idyllic, laid back fishing village, peppered with quaint guest houses is perfect for writing.

Propella Films Take Flight: Five New Jamaican Films Screened

Shantol Jackson in Michelle Serieux Sugar, written by Sharon Leach

If nothing else, and there were many something elses, the Jamaican screening of the five films in the JaFTA Propella project speak to the diverse possibilities and massive potential resting in the Jamaican film industry, which over 40 years after our the first

Jamaican Film Industry Poised for Growth Says Veteran Producer Natalie Thompson

l-r Filmmakes St. Juste, Saulter, Thompson, & Randall and moderator Cresser

The Jamaican film industry has been trying to come to maturity but according to filmmaker Natalie Thompson, the time for reaping a robust film industry has finally arrived.

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