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  1. ‘PANAMA DREAMS’ GOES GLOBAL – HIT IN SAO PAOLO, DURBAN AND NEW YORK

    From New York to South Africa, Argentina, St Kitts and Brazil, patrons are singing the praises of the film Panama Dreams. The Director, Alison Saunders got a standing ovation from the audience at the United States Premiere of Panama Dreams at the African Diaspora International Film Festival at Columbia University, New York. The film was […]

    July 14, 2019Cinema, FeaturedNo comments
  2. ‘DESTINO RUSIA’ PREMIERES MONDAY, APRIL 9th ON HBO

    The first buzzer sounds off on April 9th with the premiere of the docu-series DESTINO RUSIA 2018. The new production goes behind the scenes and explores the stories of key soccer figures and athletes making their way to Russia for this year’s World Cup. DESTINO RUSIA 2018 is the first co-production between HBO Latin America […]

    March 25, 2018Football, Photo GalleryNo comments
  3. U.S. Embassy Hosts Entrepreneurship Program in the Eastern Caribbean

    The U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS is pleased to host a traveling program focused on entrepreneurship. The program traveled to Antigua and Barbuda, Grenada, and Barbados, and targeted entrepreneurship students at the tertiary level, and young entrepreneurs. At each engagement, the film, “Generation Startup” was screened, and the Embassy was […]

    April 16, 2017EducationNo comments
  4. BECOMING WARREN BUFFETT, CANDID DOCUMENTARY CHRONICLING THE LIFE OF THE BILLIONAIRE INVESTOR, DEBUTS EXCLUSIVELY ON HBO

    HBO announces the exclusive debut of the original documentary Becoming Warren Buffet, premiering on April 24 at 21hrs AST*. With unprecedented access to his day-to-day personal life, the film tells the improbable story of how an ambitious, numbers-obsessed boy from Nebraska became one of the richest, most-respected men in the world. Tracing Warren Buffett’s ascent […]

    April 2, 2017BusinessNo comments
  5. BARBADIAN AUTHOR LAUNCHES BOOK ON MIGRATION TO CUBA IN CAYMAN ISLANDS

    Barbados Honorary Consul in the Cayman Islands, Mrs. Juliette Gooding-Michelin, GCM, hosted a launch of the book Tell My Mother I Gone to Cuba: Stories of Early Twentieth-Century Migration from Barbados. Written by Barbadian author, Dr. Sharon Marshall, it chronicles the migration of Barbadians and other British West Indians to Cuba. It describes how American investment […]

    March 5, 2017BooksNo comments
  6. Barbados Independent Film Festival (BIFF) set to bring the magic of cinema to everyone with 5 day showcase of Top local, regional & global cinema

    Cinema lovers, acclaimed filmmakers and rising stars will be in Barbados for the inaugural Barbados Independent Film Festival (BIFF) January 11 to 15, 2017. For five days, Barbados will come alive with the magic of the silver screen with an eclectic selection of work from internationally acclaimed directors and actors, renowned regional filmmakers and budding […]

    January 6, 2017EventsNo comments
  7. NEW ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY ON RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN CARRIE FISHER & DEBBIE REYNOLDS, PREMIERES JANUARY 7TH, EXCLUSIVELY ON HBO

    HBO announced the premiere of the new original documentary, Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds, airing this Saturday, January 7th at 21hrs*. The story of a family’s complicated love, this documentary is an intimate portrait of the American actress and writer Carrie Fisher and her mother, Debbie Reynolds – Hollywood royalty in all […]

    January 4, 2017CinemaNo comments
  8. HBO LATIN AMERICA CHANGES ITS IMAGE

    HBO, the Pay TV channel that offers the best premium content in the region, just launched a new look & feel for its core channel and digital platforms in Latin America and the Caribbean. Inspired by the latest digital trends, the new general design and aesthetic highlight the principal values that distinguish HBO: vision, innovation, […]

    December 6, 2015CinemaNo comments
  9. BARISTA: Documentary Film

    Five top baristas find themselves pushing the limits of coffee perfection to win the National Barista Championship – a surreal competition where even one mistake is far too many. Once a year, thousands of baristas square off in competitions around the U.S., but only one will become the National Champion. BARISTA takes viewers on a […]

    October 1, 2015Agriculture, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  10. BARBADIAN FILM COMPANY AWARDED AT “BEST SHORTS” COMPETITION IN U.S.A

    Sea Weaver Productions Inc. is proud to announce that its latest Bajan documentary “Barbados Surfer Girl” has won four Awards of Merit from the Los-Angeles based global film competition Best Shorts , in the categories of Documentary Short, Sports, Original Score and Fitness/Nutrition. The Best Shorts competition recognizes film professionals who demonstrate exceptional achievement in […]

    September 28, 2015Featured, SportsNo comments
  11. HBO MAKES HISTORY WITH 44 PRIMETIME EMMY® AWARDS, THE MOST OF ANY NETWORK THIS YEAR; GAME OF THRONES LEADS PROGRAMMING WITH RECORD BREAKING 12 EMMYS®

    HBO broke records this past Sunday at the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy® Awards competition with an outstanding 44 wins, including Outstanding Drama Series and Outstanding Comedy Series. For the 14th year in a row, HBO received the most wins of any other network, and the most in HBO history. The global phenomenon, Game of Thrones […]

    September 22, 2015CultureNo comments
  12. “BACK IN TIME” (‘Back to the Future’ documentary – 2015)

    The documentary film Back in Time is, at its heart, a look at the very real impact the Back to the Future movies have had on our culture. What was once a little idea that spawned a tightly-focused documentary has grown into something truly amazing over two years of filming. Back in Time is a […]

    September 20, 2015Cinema, Culture, Video GalleryNo comments
  13. THE OSCAR WINNING “CITIZENFOUR” KICKS OFF HBO’S 2015 DOCUMENTARY SEASON

    HBO revealed the list of titles that will compose its 2015 documentary season in the Caribbean, ranging from the highly acclaimed Academy Award winning story about the network of government espionage, Citizenfour, to a look inside the story and influence of a popular magazine in The 50 Year Argument, directed by Martin Scorsese. Additionally, the […]

    September 16, 2015CinemaNo comments
  14. ‘All Things Must Pass’ – Tower Records Documentary

    All Things Must Pass is a documentary that explores the rise and fall of Tower Records, and its legacy forged by its rebellious founder, Russ Solomon.

    September 7, 2015Cinema, Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  15. PEACE OFFICER – (Militarized Police: DOCUMENTARY)

    Peace Officer is a documentary about the increasingly militarized state of American police as told through the story of “Dub” Lawrence, a former sheriff who established and trained his rural state’s first SWAT team only to see that same unit kill his son-in-law in a controversial standoff 30 years later. Driven by an obsessed sense […]

    August 20, 2015Cinema, Controversy, Video GalleryNo comments
  16. HBO SETS NEW RECORD IN THE PRIMETIME EMMY® AWARDS WITH 126 NOMINATIONS

    For the 15th year in a row, HBO received the most nominations for the upcoming Primetime Emmy® Awards with a total of 126 nominations, which were announced last week in Los Angeles. “Game of Thrones” led all HBO nominees with 24 nominations, while “Olive Kitteridge” received 13 nominations and the original film “Bessie” was nominated […]

    July 26, 2015Cinema, FeaturedNo comments
  17. CaribbeanTales International Film Festival 2015 Celebrates 10 Years, with Outstanding Program of Films & Shorts

    CTFF, which runs alongside the Toronto International Film Festival, also features an intensive five-day Incubator Program for Caribbean and Diaspora filmmakers, followed by a Pitch Breakfast at the TIFF Bell Lightbox and many exciting networking events. CTFF’s 2015 programming committee, consisting of movers and shakers from the Caribbean film community, has worked hard to put […]

    July 21, 2015Cinema, FeaturedNo comments
  18. “HE NAMED ME MALALA” (Documentary Film – 2015)

    HE NAMED ME MALALA is an intimate portrait of Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai, who was targeted by the Taliban and severely wounded by a gunshot when returning home on her school bus in Pakistan’s Swat Valley. The then 15-year-old (she turns 18 this July) was singled out, along with her father, for advocating […]

    July 11, 2015Cinema, Education, Video GalleryNo comments
  19. AMY WINEHOUSE, Documentary – “Depression”

    From BAFTA award-winning director Asif Kapadia (SENNA), AMY tells the incredible story of six-time Grammy-winner Amy Winehouse – in her own words. Featuring extensive unseen archive footage and previously unheard tracks, this strikingly modern, moving and vital film shines a light on the world we live in, in a way that very few can. A […]

    July 9, 2015Cinema, Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  20. “THAT SUGAR FILM” – Health Shockumentary

    One man’s journey to discover the bitter truth about sugar. Damon Gameau embarks on a unique experiment to document the effects of a high sugar diet on a healthy body, consuming only foods that are commonly perceived as ‘healthy‘. Through this entertaining and informative journey, Damon highlights some of the issues that plague the sugar […]

    May 7, 2015Cinema, Health, Video GalleryNo comments
  21. ‘Amy’ – Director: Asif Kapadia

    A documentary on the late singer/songwriter, who died of alcohol poisoning in 2011.

    April 26, 2015Cinema, Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  22. ‘Sunshine Superman’ – Documentary of late Carl Boenish, founder of Base Jumping

    Director: Marah Strauch Starring: Cecilie Bull, Marah Strauch, John Long

    March 27, 2015Controversy, Sports, Video GalleryNo comments
  23. HBO PREMIERES THIRD SEASON OF “VICE”

    Always unorthodox and at times irreverent, VICE returns to HBO with a slate of 14 editions in its third season, featuring some of the most compelling, important news stories that often go unreported by mainstream media outlets. The dynamic news show, winner of the 2014 Emmy® for Outstanding Informational Series or Special, premieres on Friday, […]

    March 2, 2015CinemaNo comments
  24. HBO SHOWCASES THE LEGAL STRUGGLE FOR MARRIAGE EQUALITY WITH THE DOCUMENTARY “THE CASE AGAINST 8”

    Continuing to captivate audiences everywhere through award-winning content that reflects some of today’s most relevant events, HBO announces the exclusive premiere of the The HBO Documentary Films presentation The Case Against 8 on Monday, March 2nd, at 21:00hrs. AST* in the Carribean. Winner of the Directing Award in the U.S. Documentary category at the 2014 […]

    February 21, 2015Cinema, ControversyNo comments
  25. HBO PREMIERES DOCUMENTARY ABOUT PROMINENT INTELLECTUAL SUSAN SONTAG

    True to its tradition of showcasing the industry’s most distinguished content, HBO premieres its first documentary of the year, Regarding Susan Sontag, on Monday 9th February in the Caribbean at 21:00 hrs AST*. Passionate and gracefully outspoken, Susan Sontag was a prominent literary, political and feminist icon. As a critic, novelist, teacher, filmmaker, activist and […]

    February 4, 2015Books, EventsNo comments