Jaevion Nelson, We Are Jamaicans participant. Video stills courtesy J-FLAG

J-FLAG: Respecting difference

An online video campaign by LGBT rights group J-FLAG uses individual stories to change perceptions of gay and lesbian Jamaicans.

Bob Marley with Esther Anderson, 1973. Photograph courtesy Esther Anderson

Esther Anderson: “They said I’d snubbed Hollywood”

Jamaican actress and filmmaker Esther Anderson on working with Chris Blackwell, Jimmy Cliff, and Bob Marley — as told to Tanya Batson-Savage.

Filmmaker Juan Francisco Pardo. Photograph by Miquel Galofré

Juan Francisco Pardo: Stories for the eye

Filmmaker Juan Francisco Pardo tackles tough topics in nuanced style. Melanie Archer discovers where his passion for visual storytelling comes from.

Erna Mae Tonge. Photograph by Nez Photography

Erna Mae Tonge: Recipe for magic

Erna Mae Tonge takes Cooking Magic, Antigua’s long-running culinary TV show, into the future. Joanne C. Hillhouse tells her story.

The Ciné Institute provides free training to budding Haitian filmmakers. Photograph courtesy the Jacmel Ciné Institute

Changing the story: The Jacmel Ciné Institute

The Jacmel Ciné Institute offers free training to budding Haitian filmmakers — with even more ambitious plans afoot.

Davina Lee. Photograph by Clayton Rhule

First coming: Davina Lee’s debut film

Katherine Atkinson finds out how debut filmmaker Davina Lee’s artistic vision was shaped by growing up in a creative household in St Lucia.

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Screenshots (November/December 2012)

New films worth seeking out .

Cameras roll. Photograph courtesy Trinidad+Tobago Film Festival

Word of Mouth

Dispatches from our correspondents around the Caribbean and further afield.

Ian Harnarine outside a doubles shop in New York City. Photograph by Elizabeth Harnarine

Ian Harnarine: Family Ties

Trini-Canadian filmmaker Ian Harnarine’s debut Doubles with Slight Pepper is already an international prizewinner..

Artist Heather Headley. Photograph courtesy Heather Headley

Heather Headley: a star with her feet on the ground

The Tony & Grammy award winning Trinidad-born star is preparing for the West End debut of 'The Bodyguard'. Caroline Taylor asked her what was next.