When filmmaker Michael Anton visited his father on St. Thomas after Hurricane Irma hit, he decided to make a film – “not a story about politics or hurricanes,” but rather “a story about culture and love.”
Ten students in Dahlia Knowles 6th grade English Language Arts classes at Alfredo Andrews Elementary School are the winners of the Sarah & Addie Scriptwriting Competition, hosted by the DOE's Division of Virgin Islands Cultural Education.
The “Mask Making as a Tool for Community Expression and Healing in the Aftermath" project continues on Saturday, May 25, with a preview of “Masks in the Aftermath” the launch of an Indie Go-Go campaign for the documentary, and the book project. Crystal Fortwangler, the film’s director, will be present for a short Q&A.
The festival will feature original films created by UVI students and local film enthusiasts. Caribbean artists and filmmakers from the USVI, Georgia, Texas, Colorado, Puerto Rico and Barbados will screen their work and host presentations.
Chris Bramley has finished his first feature-length documentary film, “A Place to Be Happy,” which is now available online for free.
The Forum Film Festival is bringing three award-winning films to St. Thomas including “The Salesman,” which won this year’s Oscar for Best Foreign Film.
“The Stuart Hall Project” is John Akomfrah’s documentary and visual poem about the work of Jamaican-born cultural theorist Stuart Hall, whose engagement with issues of hybridity and the complexity of identity profoundly shaped British cultural studies in the 20th and 21st centuries.
Readers who enjoyed the bestselling book, “Lord Put a Ring on It,” are in for a treat because a movie version of the book is coming to the big screen. Directed by Dr. Tikki Collins, the movie is a romantic Christian comedy about navigating relationships.
The following movies are now playing at Market Square Theater on St. Thomas.
The Forum announces its 15th Film Festival to be held at 7 p.m. at Market Square East on Wednesday, May 18, May 25 and June 1.
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