The 3rd Annual CaribbeanTales Film Festival presents “Fokus Jamaica”, and announces an exciting lineup of Jamaican films, special guests and workshops

The CaribbeanTales Film Festival is set to hit Toronto again this summer! Created by award-winning filmmaker Frances-Anne Solomon, the event is Canada’s one and only forum showcasing the best of Caribbean cinema, at home and abroad, classical and creole, digital and celluloid. And this year’s focus is on the internationally recognised film and television productions…

A tale to make you weep

The Guardian, Trinidad, Sunday May 18 BY ATTILLAH SPRINGER“We got to build a better nationClean up Jah creationOr there will be no future for you and me”—Fools Die, Peter Tosh What good is a community without stories? What value is a society without storytellers? I mean beyond crick crack. Beyond the loss of douens to…

Winter Tale cast arrives for premiere

Newsday, Port Of Spain,Friday, May 9 2008 CAST MEMBERS of Frances-Anne Solomon’s A Winter Tale are set to arrive in Trinidad on Tuesday, in advance of the film’s premiere. Jamaican-Canadian stars Peter Williams and Michael Miller will join co-star and famed Trinidadian comedian Dennis “Sprangalang” Hall and Solomon at the film’s red carpet launch screening…

“Winter” in April

‘Winter’ in Aprilpublished: Sunday | April 6, 2008 Ladies with film in their blood (from left), Justine Henzell, Dell Crooks of Jamaica Trade and Invest and film maker Natalie Thompson, hang out before the movie. – Photos by Winston Sill/Freelance Photographer Guests experienced ‘winter’ in April on Thursday at a special showing of A Winter…

Leonie Forbes – On becoming myself

Leonie Forbes – On becoming myself published: Sunday | March 30, 2008Forbes shows little sign of slowing down. She says “I believe in doing everything in moderation.” Avia Collinder, Outlook Writer Leonie Forbes, flitting from spot to spot as swiftly as a hummingbird, in her bougainvillaea-covered cottage in Kingston, during this March interview, is the…