Dominica’s Film Challenge Returns

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. […]


At the Condado Vanderbilt, the Soundtrack of a Caribbean Hotel

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 […]


Raoul Peck's Newest Film, "Murder in Pacot," Is a Mystery Set in Haiti

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 […]


In Miami, A Look at Caribbean Film

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 […]

"22 Jump Street" Films in Puerto Rico

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 […]

CaribbeanTales Names Winners of Toronto Film Showcase

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 […]


A New Outlet For Caribbean Film

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 […]


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