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Kia Moses takes off

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. “It’s a really exciting and growing industry. The level of creativity and the increase in the number of films coming from the island is very exciting. Even...

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Flight takes off at Gatffest

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, Mona campus. Directors of Flight, Kia Moses and Adrian McDonald, were elated to collect the coveted ‘Archie’. During...

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Mary Seacole goes to the movies

A FILM based on the life of pioneer Jamaican nurse Mary Seacole is in the works, according to Variety Magazine. Seacole, which is being produced by new American production company Racing Green Pictures, stars English actors Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Sam Worthington. It has a release date of 2020. Mbatha-Raw has appeared in films such as...

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Mother Earth on show at show at Gatffest

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. Under the patronage of former Governor General Sir Kenneth Hall and Lady Hall, opening night took place last Friday at Mona Visitor’s Lodge and Conference Centre at The University...

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From movies to music

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. “When we were doing Jamaican Mafia we had difficulty getting the rights to use some dancehall songs that fit perfectly in the film. The thing is, these...

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Kerry Washington to receive independence award

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 10. Born in New York City to parents Valerie (Moss) from St Elizabeth, Jamaica and Earl...

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Palace to shine in Portmore

Special features are coming for Sunshine Palace, the new cinema to be opened in Portmore, St Catherine, next month. Palace Amusement Company, Jamaica’s sole motion picture exhibitor and distributor, notes that there will be certain details which will be peculiar to the four-auditorium, 674-seater theatre at the newly constructed Sunshine Outlet Mall located along Braeton...

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Man with a plan

Amidst heated abortion debates locally and internationally, American film producer Michael Manhardt believes Unplanned, his debut project, is timely. “The timing is amazing. Six years ago when God said: ‘Not yet’, we were confused, but if we tried to do it six years ago it would not have made the same impact culturally and helped...

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New features for GATFFEST

This year’s staging of the Greater August Town Film Festival (GATTFEST), will have a number of new features. The event— which serves as a platform for the exposure of film-making talents and is also big on social and community upliftment, cooperation and human development will see a total of 52 films — being screened over...

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Daniel Craig hurt on Bond set in Ja

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. “Daniel was suited and booted for one of the last scenes in Jamaica. He was sprinting during filming when...

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