Caribbean film

To the Big Screen: Brown Girl In The Ring-The Prequel

Words by Nneka Samuel “It was like nectar after being starved for so long,” says writer/director Sharon Lewis about discovering Jamaican-born writer Nalo Hopkinson’s sci-fi novel Brown Girl In The Ring. The Toronto, Canada native was living in Los A...

Tomb: The Caribbean’s First Sci-Fi Thriller

Words by Nneka Samuel Get used to this name: Nick Attin. The new face of Caribbean cinema, Attin, an indie filmmaker who hails from Trinidad and Tobago, is purposefully challenging tropes and stereotypes with his third and upcoming film, “Tomb.” The...

View It: Best Caribbean Films of 2014

Words by Nneka Samuel The diversity and artistic contributions of Caribbean films have been celebrated in festivals and theaters worldwide. 2014 proved an especially exciting year for the diaspora, with films garnering prestigious accolades, competi...