Charmaine Munroe a.k.a. Macka Diamond. Photograph by Philipp Kroll

Film buzz (March/April 2007)

Queens of Sound explores the challenges female artists face in the reggae scene • King At The Controls DVD pays tribute to King Jammy.

Storm Saulter behind the camera on the Better Mus Come set. Photograph courtesy Firefly Films

Film buzz (May/June 2007)

Storm Saulter stirring up the Jamaican film industry, and in Roots Time, rastafarians rule.

The “screening room” at the St Barth Film Festival, with the projectionist in the window of the tennis club behind. Photograph by Georgia Popplewell

The accidental festival

How do you stage a film festival on an island with no cinema? The founders of the St Barth Festival of Caribbean Cinema had to get creative....

Photograph by Fabi Fliervoet

Tintamarre: Unlikely Island

Tiny Tintamarre is the haunt of beach-loving daytrippers. But, there's more to the little island off the coast of St Martin.

Photograph by Martha Watkins Gilkes

Dream Dives in the Caribbean

Martha Watkins Gilkes tours the Caribbean to discover the best dive sites.

Annalee Davis: Betrayal (1993, acrylic, emulsion and watercolour, 131 x 100 cm). Photograph by Ron Griffith

Island Beat (Winter 1993)

A new transatlantic race for sailors, a new visitor attraction in Barbados, world championship golf in Jamaica, and Barbados artists shine at Carib Art.

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Island Beat (Summer 1994)

Carnival in Antigua, art in St. Lucia, diving in Grenada, folk traditions in Tobago, jewellery in Trinidad, chess in Barbados, and much more.

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Island Beat (Autumn 1994)

The adventures of Brian Lara, Caribbean bobsledders at the Olympics, a new suspense movie, new ways to explore Barbados, a new horse-racing track....

The Battle of the Saintes

The Battle of the Saintes

Rachel Rogers relives the greatest naval battle ever fought in the Caribbean.

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Island Beat (Summer 1995)

Partying in St. Lucia, Carnival in Grenada and Antigua, Crop Over in Barbados, fine dining in Tobago, plus turtles, sport fishing, cricket and more.

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