Film and Television

Film and Television, History, People, Trinidad and Tobago

Michael Cherrie: when destiny beckons | Snapshot

This March, Netflix premieres a film on the trailblazing Shirley Chisholm (who was of Barbadian and Guyanese heritage). Playing Chisholm’s Jamaican husband is Trinidad & Tobago’s own Michael Cherrie. Caroline Taylor reports

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Homepage Slider, Film and Television, Music, People, United Kingdom, Trinidad and Tobago

Kingsley Ben-Adir: relishing the challenge | Snapshot

Fresh off roles in Barbie and Marvel’s Secret Invasion, Trinidadian-British actor Kingsley Ben-Adir takes on the title role in the Bob Marley: One Love biopic. Caroline Taylor reports

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Film and Television, Music, People, United Kingdom, Jamaica

Reel & come again | Backstory

As a new biopic of Bob Marley hits screens worldwide, Jonathan Ali explores the rich cinematic history of reggae music and culture through six iconic films

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Homepage Slider, Film and Television, People, United Kingdom, Guyana

Golda Rosheuvel: Caribbean queen | Snapshot

Caroline Taylor maps the life and career of Guyanese-British actress Golda Rosheuvel, the titular queen in Netflix’s wildly popular Queen Charlotte and Bridgerton series

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Film and Television, Dominican Republic

Victoria Linares: “It gave them a sense of being seen” | Screen buzz

Victoria Linares’ second feature, which screens at this year’s T&T Film Festival, continues the filmmaker’s assured manipulation of artifice and performance — exposing cinema’s seductive lies — to arrive at deeper truths. She talks to Jonathan Ali about the process

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Film and Television, People, Jamaica

Renee Robinson: “There was a longing to be useful” | Own words

Renee Robinson on her work in the international film industry and as Jamaica’s film commissioner, and the great opportunities she sees for Caribbean film — as told to Caroline Taylor

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