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Friday, June 13, 2014 @ 7:30 pm Nicholas Variety, 570 Fulton St, Brooklyn, NY 11217 Admission: $8 in advance, $10 at the door, $5 for Students/Seniors Refreshments served. Buy your tickets here! This month we are excited to share 3 films – each amazing in its own right.  Check them out below: A Story About Wendy by Sean Hodgkinson Dramatic Comedy Trinidad & Tobago | 2012 A Story About Wendy, a “dramedy,” tells the story of Wendy Phillips, a young lady whose life spirals out of control after she is jilted.Read More
This year’s DC Caribbean film festival in at the AFI in Silver Spring, will be held from June 13-15.  Now in its 14th year, the festival is held in recognition of Caribbean-American Heritage Month in June.  The Festival is being hosted by TransAfrica, Caribbean Association of World Bank and IMF Staff (CAWI), Caribbean Professional Network (CPN), Institute of Caribbean Studies (ICS) and AFI Silver.  This year, the Festival brings some of the best films to come out of the Caribbean in 2013 – check out the  lineup below. Poetry is an Island:Read More
Omari Jackson, the filmmaker behind “Between Friends,” is on a mission to have the film seen in movie theaters all across the US – the #BFTour.  There may have been other campaigns like this, but this is the first campaign we’ve seen by a Caribbean filmmaker, raising funds for a theatrical release in the US. Between Friends on Indiegogo: Omari is using Indiegogo’s platform to raise funds for theatrical screenings in NY, LA, Atlanta, Miami/Ft. Lauderdale, and Philadelphia. Along with screenings, there will also be after-parties which will allow for a “platform forRead More
For More Information Sean Hodgkinson (868) 728 0392 WENDY 2 TO DEBUT IN ZANZIBAR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE [Port of Spain, Trinidad] – Director Sean Hodgkinson’s, A Story About Wendy 2, the sequel to 2012’s dramedy, A Story About Wendy, starring Heidi Walcott, begins its international roll out with a World Premiere at the prestigious Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF). The festival will be held in Stone Town, Zanzibar from June 14th to June 22nd, 2014. ZIFF, currently in its 17th year is the largest film festival in Eastern Africa andRead More
Friday, May 23, 2014 @ 7:30 pm Nicholas Variety, 570 Fulton St, Brooklyn, NY 11217 Admission: $8 in advance, $10 at the door, $5 for Students/Seniors Refreshments served. Buy your tickets here! This month’s theme will be “Male Directors/Female Leads.”  In each of these films, we will take a look at how effective these directors were, working with their female lead characters from a storytelling and acting perspective. To the Night by Kojo McPherson Guyana, 2013 “To the Night,” explores themes related to the life of a sex worker inRead More
Eljon Wardally, a playwright and web series author hailing from the Spice Isles, is busy at work bringing her two latest projects to the people.  Already a popular blogger on surviving strokes, “IMakeTheStrokeUnitSexy.com,” Eljon, a young stroke survivor herself, is on the verge of a breakthrough year, with the release of “Docket 32357,” and “Bishop,” the web series and play, she penned. Docket 32357: Now a web series, premiering online on April 28, 2013 at 7:30pm, Docket 32357 began as a full-length play.  The first act of the play becameRead More
Friday, April 25, 2014 @ 7:30 pm Nicholas Variety, 570 Fulton St, Brooklyn, NY 11217 Admission: $8 in advance, $10 at the door, $5 for Students/Seniors Refreshments served. Buy your tickets here!   Bad Influence Reinardo “Mental” Chung Animated Short Jamaica, 2011 Bad Influence is an animated short film by Mental Chung Creative Labs. The film tells a tale of a young man (Lance), who is convinced by his friends (Jeff , Grains, and Cronic), to assist them in pulling off a Heist. A beautiful plan was orchestrated but noneRead More
One thing Guyanese people are known for, is their love for all things Amerindian and our vast, beautiful hinterland (not that there aren’t those who pillage and plunder our beautiful spaces).  One of our national dishes, Pepperpot, was taken from the Ameridians.  We also have the Benab, cassava bread, hammocks and many types of Amerindian inspired arts and crafts which we use in our daily lives.  So, it is not too shocking that one of the biggest film projects to come out of Guyana recently, is connected with the Ameridians.Read More