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  1. ‘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

    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

    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

    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
  5. Happy New Year from CaribbeanTales!

    To you and yours, From all of us at CaribbeanTales!

    January 1, 2015Cinema, Photo GalleryNo comments
  6. Happy Holidays from HBO Latin America!

    Wishing you and your loved ones a wonderful holiday season and all the best for 2015! HBO – Holiday Video 2014 from HBOlapress on Vimeo.

    December 23, 2014Cinema, Photo GalleryNo comments
  7. (IndieGoGo) Bajan film campaign: Sea Weaver Productions

    Log onto this pioneering Barbados Indiegogo Campaign site and support a local filmmaker and a rising star in this, the latest project from Sea Weaver Productions. The deadline is Dec. 13 for your support.

    November 16, 2014Photo Gallery, SportsNo comments
  8. ‘I Am Santa Claus’ – A Morgan “Supersize Me” Spurlock Documentary

    We have documented an entire year in the lives of five real-bearded professional Santa Clauses to find out what the rest of the year is like for a man who perpetually looks like Jolly Saint Nick. In the process, they are shown for who they actually are, flawed, flesh and blood men who feel an […]

    November 2, 2014Cinema, Culture, Video GalleryNo comments
  9. “Citizenfour” (2014) – Edward Snowden, Documentary HD

    In January 2013, Poitras (recipient of the 2012 MacArthur Genius Fellowship and co-recipient of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service) was several years into making a film about surveillance in the post-9/11 era when she started receiving encrypted e-mails from someone identifying himself as “citizen four,” who was ready to blow the whistle on […]

    October 29, 2014Cinema, Controversy, Video GalleryNo comments
  10. “What We Do In The Shadows” (2014) – Jemaine Clement, Vampire Comedy HD

    Hundreds of years old, the vampires are finding that beyond sunlight catastrophes, hitting the main artery, and not being able to get a sense of their wardrobe without a reflection-modern society has them struggling with the mundane like paying rent, keeping up with the chore wheel, trying to get into nightclubs, and overcoming flatmate conflicts.

    October 26, 2014Cinema, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  11. ‘Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show’ – Director: Des Doyle

    ‘Showrunners‘ is the first ever feature length documentary film to explore the fascinating world of US television showrunners and the creative forces aligned around them. These people are responsible for creating, writing and overseeing every element of production on one of the United State’s biggest exports – television drama and comedy series.The film intends to […]

    October 23, 2014Cinema, Culture, Video GalleryNo comments

    HBO presents a compelling array of timely and thought-provoking documentaries, each representing diverse social realities and cultures from different regions around the world through the eyes of their distinguished directors. A new documentary will premiere each Monday in the Caribbean, starting October 13th and running through December. The documentaries featured include (in chronological order): The […]

    October 8, 2014CinemaNo comments
  13. ‘I Am Ali’ (Director: Clare Lewins) Audio Reminiscence, Video Interviews

    Unprecedented access to Muhammad Ali‘s personal archive of “audio journals” as well as interviews and testimonials from his inner circle of family and friends are used to tell the legend’s life story.

    September 8, 2014Cinema, Sports, Video GalleryNo comments
  14. ‘The Overnighters’ – Director: Jesse Moss, Documentary

    With the town lacking the infrastructure to house the overflow of migrants, a local pastor starts the controversial “overnighters” program, allowing down-and-out workers a place to sleep at the church. His well-meaning project immediately runs into resistance with his community, forcing the clergyman to make a decision which leads to profound consequences that he never […]

    September 4, 2014Cinema, Controversy, Video GalleryNo comments

    HBO presents A Good Job: Stories of the FDNY, a documentary that explores life in one of the most demanding and innovative fire departments in the world. Featuring first-hand accounts of veteran firefighters, including former FDNY member and acclaimed actor Steve Buscemi, the film reveals what it feels like to fight, and know, fire in […]

    September 4, 2014CinemaNo comments
  16. Caribbean filmmakers set to benefit from Market Incubator program

    The 9th annual CaribbeanTales International Film Festival (CTFF) takes place in Toronto from September 3rd to 13th 2014. From September 2th to 7th, the festival will host a unique Market Incubator, which gives selected Caribbean filmmakers an opportunity to hone their creative and business skills, through workshops and one on one mentoring by world-class specialists. […]

    August 21, 2014Cinema1 comment
  17. VIDEO GAMES: THE MOVIE, Documentary HD (2014)

    A feature length documentary chronicling the birth, rise, fall, rebirth and modern day revolution of video games. In depth interviews with the creators of the industry, icons of classic gaming and celebrities. The true & fascinating story of how the interactive industry has forever changed our society in far reaching ways.

    June 17, 2014Business, Games, Video GalleryNo comments
  18. “Ivory Tower” (CNN: 2014) – Education Documentary, HD June 9, 2014Cinema, Education, Video GalleryNo comments
  19. “Korengal” (2014) – War Documentary, Sequel: HD

    The film explains how war works, what it feels like and what it does to the young men who fight it. As one soldier cheers when he kills an enemy fighter, another looks into the camera and asks if God will ever forgive him for all of the killing he has done. As one soldier […]

    May 29, 2014Cinema, Controversy, Video GalleryNo comments
  20. HBO PREMIERES “DESTINO BRASIL 2014” – The series brings viewers an inside look at the teams & players behind the World Cup

    In anticipation of the upcoming World Cup in Brazil, HBO Latin America announced the premiere of its new original production Destino Brasil 2014 on May 16th in the Caribbean, chronicling both the personal and professional journeys of the players vying for the championship. It presents the stories of outstanding professionals from some of the participating […]

    May 11, 2014FootballNo comments
  21. HBO RENEWS ‘VICE’ FOR 3RD & 4TH SEASONS: premiering in 2015 and 2016, respectively

    Due to its outstanding success, HBO announced the renewal of its Emmy®-nominated original news magazine series VICE for a third and fourth season. The series has crossed barriers to cover all kinds of stories that are often ignored by most media, as VICE correspondents travel the world to uncover today’s most pressing issues, from civil […]

    May 8, 2014Cinema, ControversyNo comments
  22. ‘The Case Against 8’ – An HBO Documentary

    A behind-the-scenes look inside the case to overturn California’s ban on same-sex marriage. Shot over five years, the film follows the unlikely team that took the first federal marriage equality lawsuit to the U.S. Supreme Court.

    May 6, 2014Cinema, Culture, Video GalleryNo comments
  23. Trinidadian Carnival Historian to show rare calypso, pan clips at Carnival Film Series this weekend

    This weekend the trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff) is pleased to feature Carnival historian and researcher Ray Funk presenting rare historic film clips on calypso, pan and mas, at two events. These free presentations, part of the film festival’s Carnival Film Series, take place at San Fernando Hill and the NALIS Amphitheatre at the National Library […]

    February 27, 2014Cinema, TravelNo comments

    Sarah Silverman: We are Miracles (December 7) Emmy® winning comedian and actress Sarah Silverman headlines her first HBO comedy special, filmed in Los Angeles with an intimate audience of 39. In this exclusive presentation, she tackles topics like religion, government, self-examination, the miracle of existence and more. Directed by Liam Lynch. Life According to Sam […]

    December 2, 2013Cinema, EventsNo comments
  25. The Armstrong Lie Official Trailer (2013) – Lance Armstrong Documentary HD November 12, 2013Controversy, Sports, Video GalleryNo comments