Movies

Lights, camera, GATTFEST

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
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
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
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

Looking Rosie

By Richard Johnson Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, February, 21 2018    

Actress Rosemary Murray is at home recovering from a recent angioplasty following a heart attack she suffered in December. Read More

Black Panther claws away at box office

Monday, February, 19 2018    

NEW YORK (AP) — A wave of feverish anticipation, fawning critical acclaim and groundbreaking cultural meaning pushed Black Panther to a record-setting US$192-million debut in US and Canada theatres, firmly establishing the superhero sensation as... Read More

Redemption Songs to make silver screen

Monday, February, 12 2018    

A FILM based on the songs of reggae king Bob Marley is in the works.According to Variety magazine, Universal Music Group's Polygram Entertainment and Twentieth Century Fox Animation are behind the project. However, no timeline was given. Read More

Cool It!

BY SADE GARDNER Observer writer gardners@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, February, 12 2018    

CHRIS Stokes, president of the Jamaica Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation and a founding member of Jamaica's historic bobsled team, has weighed in on the controversial move by an American high school to ban the movie Cool Runnings due to perceived racial stereotypes. Read More



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