Sunday, June 24, 2018

FT/OppenheimerFunds Emerging Voices Awards to Honor an Emerging Caribbean Filmmaker

The FT/OppenheimerFunds Emerging Voices Awards, aims to recognise extraordinary artistic talent in three categories – fiction literature, film-making and art across more than 100 emerging market nations. How do Caribbean Filmmakers fit in here, you...

Love in the time of “Kaiso:” A Review of Vashti Anderson’s “Jeffrey’s Calypso”

“Jeffrey’s Calypso” (2005) is a short film written and directed by Vashti Anderson (whose mother is Trinidadian), in fulfillment of her graduate film course requirements at New York University. It also enjoys the distinction...

The Caribbean Film Project

For immediate release 2 January, 2015   CAFA LAUNCHES FILM PROJECT IN SUPPORT OF CARIBBEAN SCRIPT WRITERS  The Caribbean Film Academy (CaFA) and its partners - Groundation Grenada, Audiovisual Society of Dominica, ChantiMedia and SASOD Guyana – is...

Caribbean Film Series Interview with Claire Ince – Writer of “BAZODEE”

By Curtis John As reported on S&A last week, Brooklyn NYC’s Caribbean Film Series will be bringing the Trinidad Carnival-centered film “Bazodee” to BAMcinématek on Wednesday, September 7th, just days after New York City’s world-renowned...

2018 Pan-African Film and Arts Festival

The Pan-African Film and Arts Festival, runs this year from February 8-19, and once again features a number of great Caribbean films.  Established in 1992, The Pan African Film Festival (PAFF) is a non-profit 501(c)(3)...

Top 7 Jamaican Films

Top 7 Jamaican Films (That Are Not “The Harder They Come”) Written by Curtis John So we know that the 1973 hit film THE HARDER THEY COME deservedly gets the best nod as the best Jamaican film...

2018 Barbados Independent Film Festival

Founded in 2016, the Barbados Independent Film Festival, is one of the newer entrants in the film festival scene, in the Caribbean. This year, the Festival runs from Jan 9-14, and brings a mix of...

2018 Island House Film Festival

This year brings the second edition of The Island House Film Festival, in the Bahamas.  The Festival will be held Jan 24-28, 2018, at the Island House Cinema, in Nassau.  The Island House Film...

Cows Wearing Glasses “Redux”

COWS WEARING GLASSES (Las vacas con gafas) directed by Alex Santiago Pérez Caribbean Film Series Thursday, November 10th, 7:30pm | BAM Rose Cinemas When eccentric painter and art professor Marcelino (Daniel Lugo) contracts a disease that makes him lose...

Review: The Magical Realism of “El Cast”

Written by Roslin Khan and Romola Lucas The short film, “El Cast,” with a writer from the Dominican Republic and a director from Trinidad & Tobago, represents one of the exciting aspects of Caribbean filmmaking...
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