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Tyrese’s Caribbean Visit

 The superstar stops in Aruba By the Caribbean Journal staff Superstar actor and singer Tyrese visited Aruba this week for the Aruba International Film Festival, making his presence known with a series of social media posts. Tyrese was on the …

Aruba Readies for Film Festival

 A major Caribbean event By the Caribbean Journal staff Aruba is getting set for the  Aruba International Film Festival, which begins Oct. 7. The event, which is now in its fifth year, is sponsored by the Aruba Tourism Authority. In …

Why Antigua and Barbuda is the New Caribbean Hollywood

 A major new Caribbean film hub By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Is Antigua the new Caribbean Hollywood? Golden Island Filmworks, an independent feature film finance and production company, has closed on a $125 million equity financing agreement with the government of …

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 Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival set for 10th edition By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Film enthusiasts will gather in Trinidad and Tobago this September for the tenth annual Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival. This year’s TTFF will feature films from and …

 Screenwriters to gather in Antigua By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda is hosting a regional retreat for screenwriters from around the Caribbean starting Friday. The two-day writers’ retreat is the second of a multi-phased programme launched by the …

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Grenadian Culture Minister Senator Brenda Hood is visiting Los Angeles this week to promote the country’s film commission. So far, she has met with American film actor Danny Glover, as well as …

 Above: Conan O’Brien in Cuba (TBS) By the Caribbean Journal staff Comedian and late-night television host Conan O’Brien made history this week with a special taping in Havana, Cuba. In doing so, the Harvard-educated TBS star (and former host of …

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s Dominica, through the lens. The Eastern Caribbean island is continuing last year’s inaugural “Dominica Film Challenge” this year, gathering videographers from around the world to compete to chronicle their travels. …

 Above: Carlos Escobar plays at the Condado Vanderbilt (All photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell SAN JUAN – Carlos Escobar is playing “As Time Goes By.” It’s true. It’s been almost a century since this hotel first opened its doors …

 Above: Joy Olasunmibo Ogunmakin in Murder in Pacot By the Caribbean Journal staff Haitian filmmaker Raoul Peck’s latest work is a murder mystery set in Port-au-Prince. The film, Murder in Pacot, is a joint Haitan, French and Norwegian production, examining …

 Above: a still from A Natural History 5 Sequence 2 By the Caribbean Journal staff Each Thursday this month, the Perez Art Museum Miami will be presenting a series of videos and films that “challenge conventional notions” of the Caribbean …

 Above: production on the beach at the San Juan Marriott (photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell SAN JUAN — Puerto Rico’s capital is abuzz this week with the production of “22 Jump Street,” the sequel to the 2012 blockbuster action …

 Above: Karen Chapman, who won for her pitch of “Cocoon” By the Caribbean Journal staff The CaribbeanTales Toronto Film Showcase has named the award winners of this past weekend’s competition. This year was the eighth edition of the showcase, which …

 Above: “The Insatiable Season” By the Caribbean Journal staff There isn’t a Caribbean equivalent of Cannes — yet. But that doesn’t mean the region is bereft of film festivals — and the latest one can be accessed anywhere in the …