Movies

A royal premiere

Specially invited guests of HBO television series, Game of Thrones got the royal treatment at its premiere at Digicel's sqwanky downtown Kingston headquarters on Sunday evening. Read More

First Blood for Oraine?
WHAT started as a way to stay out of trouble blossomed into a career for 25-year-old Oraine Meikle. He is nominated for an Actor Boy Award in the category Best Actor in A Lead Role in the play One Blood.... Read More

Ja/Bond talks intensify
Discussions around Jamaica being a location for the latest James Bond film are intensifying.... Read More

Sprinter out the blocks
The Jamaican film community turned out in numbers for Tuesday's première of Sprinter, director Storm Saulter's latest production. Although it is inspired by Jamaica's imposing presence on international track and field and dominance of sprinter Usain Bolt, the film takes a human interest...... Read More

Film is big business

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, March, 24 2019    

A call is being made for more private sector investment in the creative industry, particularly film, in order for the sector to reach full potential. That perspective was shared by film commissioner and head of the film, animation and music unit at Jampro, Renee... Read More

Sprinter bolts into cinemas

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, March, 24 2019    

 Local audiences will soon have the opportunity to view the local film Sprinter. Read More

Wheel and come again

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, March, 22 2019    

PLAYERS in the local music industry are being encouraged to formalise themselves and take advantage of global business opportunities facilitated by JAMPRO, the government's investment and promotions agency. Read More

Brinsley Forde finally sees Babylon

BY KEDIESHA PERRY Observer writer | Wednesday, March, 20 2019    

AFTER a 40-year wait, Brinsley Forde recently attended the premiere of the film, Babylon, in which he plays the lead role. The event took place at Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York. Read More

Keeping the Bond with JA

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, March, 17 2019    

COULD the next James Bond film be shot in Jamaica? Read More

Kia Moses in full flight

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, March, 12 2019    

Jamaican film-maker Kia Moses was a winner at last weekend's Black Women Film Network Summit held at the Atlanta Technical College in the United States. Read More

A whole new world

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer daleyr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, March, 3 2019    

With the première of her television series on February 26, It's a Woman's World creator, executive producer and host Stacy-Ann Smith hopes her hour-long programme provide the forum for Jamaican women to give voice to the things affecting their daily lives. Read More

Portia's journey in film

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, February, 25 2019    

Portia Simpson Miller has defended breaking rules in her political career which spanned over four decades and climaxed with her becoming Jamaica's first female prime minister. Read More

Film in the park to continue?

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, February, 17 2019    

If entertainment and Culture Minister Olivia “Babsy” Grange has her way, the screening of films inside Emancipation Park in St Andrew could become a regular feature. Read More

Break every rule

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, February, 17 2019    

The life and work of former Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller comes to the big screen next Sunday, February 24 with the première of the biopic Journey: Break Every Rule at Carib 5 in St Andrew. Read More

A St Mary girl's story

By Kediesha Perry Observer writer | Thursday, February, 14 2019    

J amaican-born actress Jacinth Headlam says local support for her debut book, Love After , has been encouraging. Read More



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