Nov 27 premiere for Jamaican Mafia

Actor Paul Campbell
in a scene from the
movie Jamaican

THE premiere for the movie, Jamaican Mafia, takes place on November 27 at the Carib 5 cinema in Cross Roads. Producer Orville Matherson confirmed the date for what he says will be an "amazing event". "Paul Campbell, Mykal Fax, Stokely Brown, D'Angel will all be present for the premiere," Matherson ... Read More

Core members Selwyn Brown (left) and David Hinds of reggae band Steel Pulse. Rally round Steel Pulse documentary
STEEL Pulse have launched an online fundraiser to release a documentary on the history of the band. ... Read More

Cast members of American reality television series The Real Housewives of Atlanta on location
in Jamaica. Atlanta 'wives' make Jamaica housecall
Cast and crew of the American reality television series, The Real Housewives of Atlanta, were in Jam ... Read More

Singing Melody and his wife, Ruby Robinson, stars of The
Hardweares. Meet the Hardweares
COME November 21, the television landscape will see the addition of new reality show -- The Hardwear ... Read More

Film-maker sets up shop

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Tuesday, October 27, 2015    

Donovan Howard (right) on the set of his movie, Artifice

IN December, the New York-based Massive Entertainment Group (MEG) is expected to launch operations in Jamaica with offices in Kingston. The man in charge of producing the company's music videos is Donovan Howard, who has been involved in the film industry since the mid-1990s. Howard, who was born in Kingston, is a director and writer with MEG which operates out of Poughkeepsie. He was recently in the city filming the video for singer Fabian Marley's Naw Go Say We Poor which debuts on the Tempo ... Read More

Korean film fest ends today

Tuesday, October 27, 2015    

Jong Seon Lim (left), Charge d’Affaires of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea to Jamaica, and
his wife Gyeong Seo (second left), greeting Julia Sutherland, deputy head of mission at the
British High Commission and her husband Dr Duncan Sutherland at the launch of the Korean Film
Festival at Palace Cineplex in Kingston, on October 12. (PHOTO: BRYAN CUMMINGS)

THE curtains come down on the second leg of the Korean Film Festival at the Palace Multiplex in Fairview, Montego Bay tonight. The event, which is free to the public, is scheduled to start at 8:15 pm. “With the goal of making the Korean culture more accessible to Jamaican people, the Korean Embassy has been hosting the Korean film festival since 2012. I believe that this effort will strengthen the cultural bond between Jamaica and Korea and bring the two countries a step closer to a str ... Read More



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