Movies

Twenty years since Stella got her groove back

BY SADE GARDNER Observer writer gardners@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, July, 29 2018    

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

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Sunday, July, 1 2018    

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

By Sade Gardner Observer writer | Monday, June, 25 2018    

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



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