Movies

Jesus Film goes patois

A patois version of Jesus Film was aired on local television on Good Friday. Read More

Sequel of a bad man
Production on the sequel to Diary of A Badman is scheduled to start this summer, according to movie director Diemiruaya Deniran.He told the Jamaica Observer that his team is currently seeking local actors.... Read More

French film festival begins March 20
March 18 to 26 is being celebrated internationally as French language and Francophonie week, and here in Jamaica one of the highlights is the staging of the Francophone Film Festival from March 20 to April 3. ... Read More

Frass Hill upbeat about Florida gig
Deejay Frass Hill is looking forward to his first major performance overseas at the Tampa Festival on April 5 in Florida. ... Read More

Carib acts for US TV series

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Saturday, March, 4 2017   

Caribbean artistes will be part of Before The Fame, a new celebrity show set to air on American television this summer. Read More

Top international acts for 8th staging of BritJam

BY ACEION CUNNINGHAM Observer West writer | Wednesday, March, 1 2017   

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The 2017 staging of BritJam is shaping up to be one of the best yet as top international acts Ginuwine and Young M.A., are scheduled to perform at two of the parties during the week-long activities. Read More

Remembering Roots

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior reporter | Saturday, February, 25 2017   

For two weeks in early 1977, Jamaicans rushed home and tuned into the Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation (JBC)to watch Roots, a powerful mini-series that is arguably the most successful programme in TV history. Read More

Jamie Foxx abused

Tuesday, February, 21 2017   

DUBROVNIK, Croatia (AP) – Croatian police have filed disorderly conduct charges against two people who allegedly used a racial slur to insult Hollywood actor, Jamie Foxx in a restaurant. Read More

Lessons learnt from Hidden Figures

BY Brian Bonitto Associate Editor Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, February, 4 2017   

AS if it were extra lessons, scores of specially invited Corporate Area students poured into the Carib 5 cinema in Cross Roads, St Andrew, on Thursday evening for a special screening of Hidden Figures. Read More

Think global!

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, January, 24 2017   

THE local film community is being challenged to "think global" when producing material for the international marketplace. Read More

2 new Chinese programmes for Jamaican TV

Sunday, January, 22 2017   

COME February, the Jamaican media, through the Public Broadcasting Corporation of Jamaica (PBCJ), will be introduced to two new Chinese programmes — Romance of Parents and Run Into Good Luck . Read More

Reggae Train ready to roll

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Sunday, January, 22 2017   

JAMAICAN reggae acts will be given a global audience thanks to a new television dance show called International Reggae Train. The show, which is similar to the once-popular Soul Train series, will feature live performances and dancers. Read More

Golden Globes audience grew by 1.5 million over last year

Monday, January, 9 2017   

NEW YORK (AP) — The Nielsen company says Sunday’s Golden Globes show enjoyed a bump in its audience over last year’s. Read More

Passage - Countryman

Wednesday, December, 28 2016   

EDWIN "Countryman" Lothan, star of the movie Countryman, died in September at age 70. Read More

Lone Star girl

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer Writer | Saturday, December, 17 2016   

Former Jamaica Fashion Model winner Parisa Fitz-Henley has landed her biggest role since becoming a professional actress. Read More



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