October 25, 2019

UMC (Urban Movie Channel) Greenlights Second Season of ‘A House Divided’ Family Saga Series from Daytime Emmy Nominated Producer, Dan Garcia

LisaRaye McCoy and Parker McKenna Posey Join New Season in Recurring Roles SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Following the announcement of its new docuseries “Behind […]
September 17, 2019

Harriet Tubman’s biopic, Harriet, opens the 15th Montreal Intl Black Film Festival + 90 films from 25 countries

MIBFF celebrates a milestone year welcoming and paying tribute to:Euzhan Palcy, Isaach De Bankolé, Jimmy Jean-Louis,The Central Park Five’s Yusef Salaam & Kevin Richardson and Jean-Claude Lord Canada’s biggest black film festival returns […]
August 22, 2019

Hit movie HERO announces UK nation-wide screening dates

Screenings planned in cinemas across the UK. The hit movie HERO, inspired by the extraordinary life and times of Trinidadian war hero, Ulric Cross, will arrive in cinemas […]
August 21, 2019

Local Studio Lands Deal with Sesame Workshop via KingstOOn Animation Festival

Local studio, Listen Mi Caribbean, recently landed a deal with Sesame Workshop (best known for Sesame Street) to produce a live action short film to be […]
July 23, 2019

Strong Performance by Local Film Industry in 2018/19

Film Commissioner, Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO), Renée Robinson, is reporting “exceptional” performance by the local film industry for the 2018/19 financial year, with a record $2.3 […]
July 22, 2019

“Stuck With You:” Tammy Townsend and Timon Kyle Durrett to Star in New UMC Original Series from Patricia Cuffie-Jones

SILVER SPRING, Md., July 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Following the announcement of its original series, “A House Divided,” UMC (www.UMC.tv) – the first and leading streaming service for Black […]
July 19, 2019

Ulric Cross, a Pan-African hero you should know

He is known as  possibly the most decorated West Indian of World War II, but Trinidadian jurist and diplomat Ulric Cross was also a profound figure […]
July 11, 2019

Saints & Sinners Season Four Premiere Finishes #1 on Television Ahead of ABC, CBS, FOX, HBO, All Cable Networks Sunday Night 9:00-10:00 p.m. (ET) Among African Americans 18-49 & 25-54

Episode Reaches 1.3 Million Viewers Sunday Night, Becomes Most-Watched Program in Bounce History ATLANTA, July 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The much-anticipated fourth season premiere of the hit Bounce original […]
October 3, 2017
Black Film

“A Question of Faith” – The First Feature Film Produced by an African American Female-Led Production Company Receives Rare A+ Cinema Score

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Pure Flix’s “A Question of Faith,” the first feature film produced by an African American female-led production company, has accomplished a rare […]
August 22, 2017
Black Entertainment

From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Girls Trip

REGINA HALL, TIFFANY HADDISH, JADA PINKETT SMITH AND QUEEN LATIFAH TAKE ON THE BIG EASY IN THE #1 COMEDY OF THE YEAR! “HILARIOUS! THE FUNNIEST MOVE […]
August 22, 2017
Breaking Jamaican News

Local Films to Premiere at Festival in Trinidad

Five local films will premiere at the upcoming Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival (TTFF), slated for September 19 to 26 in Port-of-Spain. The projects are ‘Code’ […]
August 3, 2017

King Of The Dancehall scores high on artistic authenticity

King of the Dancehall is an unlikely bitter-sweet tragic story of a troubled American young man, going to Jamaican in search of an identity and to […]
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