First-Ever Black British Feature Film ‘PRESSURE’ Screens at Caribbean Film Series, Dec. 5 at BAMcinématek

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  With films and series such as “Kidulthood,” and “Topboy,” representing facets of British urban lifestyles, it would appear that stories of young Black men and women in the United Kingdom dealing with discrimination, economic deprivation, and other societal ills,… Continue Reading

Interview: ‘Bazodee’ Screenwriter/Producer Claire Ince on Bringing Her Carnival Drama to the Big Screen

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As reported on S&A last week, Brooklyn NYC’s Caribbean Film Series will be bringing the Trinidad Carnival-centered film “Bazodee” to BAMcinématek on Wednesday, September 7th, just days after New York City’s world-renowned Labor Day Carnival celebrations. “Bazodee” stars singer and… Continue Reading

Carnival Meets Bollywood in Machel Montano starring ‘Bazodee’ – Caribbean Film Series, 9/7 at BAMcinématek (NYC)

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  Brooklyn’s own Caribbean Film Series continues to bring standout films from the West Indies to the New York community at large, and with this go-around they present the Carnival-centered film “Bazodee,” on Wednesday, September 7th, just days after NYC’s… Continue Reading

FKA twigs Directed a 52-Minute “Flesh, Sweat and Feeling” Film That Will World Premiere at BAMCinématek (Brooklyn)

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FKA twigs film related news 2 days in a row… Following yesterday’s announcement that the British singer will make her film acting debut in a USA-produced crime-drama titled “Brighton Beach” (named after the Brooklyn, NYC neighborhood), twigs is making her long-form directorial… Continue Reading

In Emerging Post-Earthquake Cinema of Haiti, Guetty Felin’s Stunning ‘Ayiti Mon Amour’ Shines (Trailer)

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In the emerging post-earthquake cinema of Haiti, no voice shines as brightly as Haitian-American filmmaker Guetty Felin. And today, June 1st, Brooklyn audiences will gain a full sneak peek at her new film, “Ayiti Mon Amour,” wherein the writer-director invokes… Continue Reading

Sneak Peek of ‘Ayiti Mon Amour’ – Guetty Felin’s Post-Earthquake Haitian Drama, June 1st in NYC (Caribbean Film Series)

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  In the emerging post-earthquake cinema of Haiti, no voice shines as brightly as Haitian-American filmmaker Guetty Felin. And on June 1st, Brooklyn audiences will gain a full sneak peek at her new film, “Ayiti Mon Amour,” wherein the writer-director invokes… Continue Reading