Movies

I Am Bolt

LONDON, England — Wellesley and Jennifer Bolt, parents of Jamaican athlete Usain Bolt, on the red carpet as they arrive to attend the world premiere of the film I Am Bolt in central London last night. (Photo: AFP)

Jamaican sprint superstar Usain Bolt said he wanted to make people see what he went through to get to where he is now as he attended the much-anticipated world premiere of his biopic I Am Bolt yesterday in London, England. The red carpet event at the Odeon Leicester Square cinema saw a number of ce ... Read More

Joshua Paul, director of Enhanced (second right), with actors (from left) Fitzroy Walters, Kevin Jackson, and Lamardo Christopher. An enhanced evening
Enhanced, a short film by Joshua Paul, made its second local outing at a recent Film Night at the Li ... Read More

LONDON, England - Jamaican athlete Usain Bolt poses for photographers upon arrival at the World premiere of the film ‘I Am Bolt’ in London last night. (Photo: AP) Photo: This is Bolt
LONDON, England - Jamaican athlete Usain Bolt poses for photographers upon arrival at the World prem ... Read More

Jennifer Holness and David “Sudz” Sutherland on the set of Shoot the Messenger. Sudz message hits home
CANADIAN director/screenwriter David “Sudz” Sutherland has scored big with his latest pr ... Read More

It’s A Family Affair at Carib 5

By Aldane Walters Observer writer | Sunday, October 30, 2016    

The cast of It’s A Family Affair (from left) Ian “Ity” Ellis, Emprezz Golding, Dahlia Harris, Leonie Forbes, and Brian Brown at the movie’s premiere held at Carib 5 cinema in Cross Roads, St Andrew, last Tuesday. (Photos: Garfield Robinson)

VETERAN film-maker Lennie Little-White premiered his latest production, It’s a Family Affair, at Carib 5 cinema in Cross Roads, St Andrew, on Tuesday. The 93-minute-long feature film was an all-Jamaican production — from acting to post-production. Little-White said It’s a Family Affair, which was shot over six days and had a post-production time of six weeks, was done in an effort to create a profitable family-oriented film. “We did it in a whirlwind,” he told th ... Read More

Sheryl Lee Ralph gets Wicked

Sunday, October 30, 2016    

Sheryl Lee Ralph

Sheryl Lee Ralph, who was Tony-nominated for her performance as Deena Jones in the original company of the award-winning musical Dreamgirls, will join the cast of the hit Broadway musical Wicked next month. Beginning November 1, Ralph will step into the role of Madame Morrible. She succeeds Tony-winner Judy Kaye, who will play her final performance October 30. The Broadway cast currently includes Jennifer DiNoia as Elphaba, Carrie St Louis as Glinda, Michael Campayno as Fiyero, Peter Scolari ... Read More

Docu-flick WES well received

Wednesday, October 26, 2016    

Wes Hall, the subject of the Canadian-produced documentary WES, which was screened at the Carib 5 cinema in Cross Roads, St Andrew, recently. (Photo: Rory Daley)

WES, an 80-minute documentary on the life of a Jamaica-born Canadian business leader Wes Hall, was screened to specially invited guests at the Carib 5 cinemas in Cross Roads, St Andrew, recently. “I realised at this point in time I wanted to tell my story to inspire not only kids in Canada, but those in Jamaica,” he told the Jamaica Observer. Hall’s story is one of overcoming poverty in St Thomas and migrating as a teen to the Land of the Maple Leaf, where he now stands as o ... Read More

Korean Film Festival opens today

Wednesday, October 26, 2016    

Gong Yoo stars as Dong-chul in the spy-action thriller The Suspect.

THE two-day Korean Film Festival is slated to begin at the Palace Cineplex, Sovereign Centre in St Andrew, tonight. Showtime is scheduled for a 5:30 pm start. “It is expected that these upcoming events will not only strengthen the existing cultural bond between Korea and Jamaica, but also bring the two countries a step closer to a stronger relationship going forward,” Jong Seon Lim, head of mission of the Republic of Korea to Jamaica, told the Jamaica Observer yesterday. This yea ... Read More



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