Movies

Harry's Day O

HARRY Belafonte heads the list of persons who are set to receive national honours and awards on Heroes' Day October 15. The actor, singer human rights activist, and philanthropist will be inducted into the Order of Merit, Jamaica's third highest award for his outstanding contribution in... Read More

Twenty years since Stella got her groove back
NEXT month will mark 20 years since the romantic-comedy How Stella Got Her Groove Back premiered in Jamaica. Adapted from the 1996 novel written by Terry McMillan, the plot plays on her love affair with Jamaican Jonathan Plummer, whom she met while vacationing on the...... Read More

Ronny Cush – A true Jedi
IN the climactic battle in Return of The Jedi, the Galactic Empire and Rebel Alliance's aerial forces go at it in one of the epic movie's memorable scenes. One of the Alliance's pilots was Grizz Fitz, played by Jamaican Ronny Cush.... Read More

Turner's big date with GATFFEST
After eight days of community film nights, workshops and screenings across Kingston and Montego Bay, GATFFEST culminated Saturday night with its award ceremony at the Faculty of Medical Sciences and Teaching Complex at t he University...... Read More

Lights, camera, GATTFEST

By Sade Gardner Observer writer gardners@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, June, 19 2018    

Aspiring film-maker Tiyani Mathabathe was a refreshing distraction from technical difficulties organisers of GATFFEST faced in premiering the 2015 South African film Hear Me Move on Saturday night. The 10-year-old was among several guests at Mona... Read More

Sprinter races away with wins

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter | Monday, June, 18 2018    

The Jamaican film Sprinter, directed by Storm Saulter, had multiple wins at the American Black Film Festival (ABFF) in Miami Beach, Florida on Saturday night.It took Best Feature, Best Direction and the Audience Award. The ABFF ran from June 13 - 19. Read More

Sprinter out of the blocks this week

BY SADE GARDNER Observer writer gardners@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, June, 13 2018    

Sprinter, the sophomore film from writer/director Storm Saulter, will have its festival premiere this week at the American Black Film Festival (ABFF) in Miami, Florida. Read More

European Union Film Fest starts today

Monday, May, 14 2018    

JAMAICANS will be able to see a series of films, free of cost, as part of the 2018 European Union (EU) Film Festival scheduled in the Corporate Area, starting today until next Sunday. Read More

Lifetime's Royal Romance premieres tonight

Sunday, May, 13 2018    

The wedding of Britain's Prince Harry to American Meghan Markle is set for this Saturday, May 19. But come tonight, viewers can watch the premiere of the highly anticipated made-for-television movie Harry & Meghan: A Royal Romance ... Read More

Dianne Dixon looks to make her mark

Sunday, May, 13 2018    

Another Jamaican born actress, Dianne Dixon, is looking to stake her claim in her chosen profession. Read More

Coming soon: Local golf-inspired movie

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, April, 24 2018    

A movie depicting the academic struggles of a young man whose life was transformed through golf is in the pipeline, revealed general manager of Sandals Golf and Country Club Miguel Arthurs. Read More

Still keeping it cool

BY SADE GARDNER Observer Writer | Tuesday, April, 3 2018    

The year 1993 was an exciting time in Jamaica. The Reggae Boyz made their first strides to the 1998 World Cup in France; P J Patterson was elected prime minister, and Colonel Trevor MacMillan was appointed commissioner of police. The entertainment scene was hopping. Today, we look back at... Read More

Hart to Hart

By Sade Gardner Observer writer | Sunday, March, 4 2018    

American actress and comedienne Torrei Hart is looking forward to returning to Jamaica to start filming her new movie So Enticing. Read More

Jamaica is... So Enticing

Sunday, March, 4 2018    

The popularity of Brand Jamaica in the global marketplace continues to reap dividends. Read More

Ras Slick does Penultimate docu-flick

Monday, February, 26 2018    

In an effort to increase his fan base and share his musical experience, singer Ras Slick has released a mini documentary titled Penultimate.The project is available on his YouTube and social media platforms. Read More



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