Film and Television

Culture, Film and Television, History, Lifestyle

Hollywood in the Caribbean

Before the Second World War, Hollywood couldn’t afford real locations for pictures with exotic settings – if it had the budget, it...

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Culture, Film and Television, Lifestyle

Cinema Paradiso

“Ram-bo! Ram-bo!” the fella in front chanted, punching the air with his fist every time Sylvester Stallone did something worth...

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Culture, Film and Television, Business

Wanted: Caribbean Film Investors with Imagination

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Jamaican film The Harder They Come. Starring reggae singer Jimmy Cliff, written by Trevor Rhone...

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Culture, Film and Television, Arts, Trinidad and Tobago

Frances Anne Solomon: Beating the System

When she directed Peggy Su in 1996, Frances-Anne Solomon became one of the few Trinidadians to have directed or produced a feature film....

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Culture, Film and Television, People, United Kingdom

The Harder They Dance

We got the flava, we got the style Original Rude Girls, fresh all the while! The rousing rhythms and lyrics of this sizzling new film from...

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Culture, Film and Television, Arts, Haiti

Raoul Peck: A Vision of His Own

One of the landmark moments in Caribbean cinema took place in Martinique in 1988. The occasion was the first Images Caraïbes Film...

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Culture, Film and Television, Arts, Trinidad and Tobago

Westwood Park: Lights, Camera, Bacchanal

Dallas, the progenitor of all modern night-time soap operas, changed American culture so dramatically, if you please, that when Larry...

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