Movies

Laurie's Kla$h with dancehall

Lawrence “Laurie” Broderick, the former lawyer and Member of Parliament who died on September 4, also dabbled in entertainment. He was an executive producer of the 1995 movie, Kla$h, which starred Jasmine Guy and Giancarlo Esposito. Read More

Neymar fulfils Netflix 'dream' as Barca say transfer deal 'closer'
Paris, France (AFP) — Neymar said he had “realised” his dream with a cameo appearance in his favourite Netflix show as late yesterday there was a fresh plot twist in his long-running Paris Saint-Germain transfer...... Read More

Alison Hinds takes on film
She is known to the world as the queen of soca, but Barbadian artiste Alison Hinds is quick to make it clear that she is far from being one dimensional.... Read More

Black Panther 2 coming
The sequel to Black Panther is coming to theatres on May 6, 2022, Marvel Studios announced on Saturday.... Read More

Kia Moses takes off

BY AALIYAH CUNNINGHAM Observer writer aaliyahc@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, July, 5 2019    

As the Jamaican film industry continues to grow, upcoming director/producer Kia Moses is ready to make her contribution to its development.She is pleased with its current path. Read More

Flight takes off at Gatffest

BY AALIYAH CUNNINGHAM Observer writer aaliyahc@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, July, 2 2019    

The short film, Flight , won five awards including the Archibald McDonald Award for Best of Gatffest 2019. The 10-day festival concluded Sunday with an awards ceremony at the Medical Sciences Building, University of the West Indies,... Read More

Mary Seacole goes to the movies

By Aaliyah Cunningham Observer writer aaliyahc@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, June, 27 2019    

A FILM based on the life of pioneer Jamaican nurse Mary Seacole is in the works, according to Variety Magazine. Read More

Mother Earth on show at show at Gatffest

By Aaliyah Cunningham Observer writer aaliyahc@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, June, 26 2019    

MOTHER Earth's well-being was the focus of short films Beneath The Surface and Island Strong, which premiered at Gatffest Film Festival, now in its seventh year. Read More

Gatffest begins tonight

By Aaliyah Cunningham Observer writer | Friday, June, 21 2019    

The 2019 Gatffest Film Festival (formerly Greater August Town Film Festival) opens tonight at Visitors' Lodge, at the University of The West Indies Mona Campus. It ends June 30. Read More

From movies to music

By Kediesha Perry Observer writer | Friday, June, 14 2019    

Although his film ventures have been fairly successful, Jamaican actor/movie producer Orville Matherson has decided to segue into music because he believes the two industries complement each other. Read More

Kerry Washington to receive independence award

Sunday, June, 2 2019    

Emmy and Golden Globe nominated American/Jamaican actress Kerry Washington will this year be honoured with the Artistic Achievement Award at Jamaica's 57th Independence Black Tie Gala, slated for the Hilton Westchester hotel, Rye Brook, in New York on August... Read More

Palace to shine in Portmore

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, May, 26 2019    

Special features are coming for Sunshine Palace, the new cinema to be opened in Portmore, St Catherine, next month. Read More

Man with a plan

By Kediesha Perry Observer writer | Wednesday, May, 22 2019    

Amidst heated abortion debates locally and internationally, American film producer Michael Manhardt believes Unplanned, his debut project, is timely. Read More

New features for GATFFEST

Sunday, May, 19 2019    

This year's staging of the Greater August Town Film Festival (GATTFEST), will have a number of new features. Read More

Daniel Craig hurt on Bond set in Ja

BY KEDIESHA PERRY Observer writer | Wednesday, May, 15 2019    

Daniel Craig, the English actor who plays James Bond, was injured on the set of Bond 25 while filming in Portland, Jamaica, recently.According to UK tabloid The Sun, the 51-year-old fell during a running scene. Read More



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