Connect with us

Ebuzz News

Trinidad and Tobago Film Heads To Zanzibar International Film Festival

Published

on

Approx. 2 min read

If you think that music’s the only artistic element out of T&T that’s making inroads onto the international scene, pause and listen. Here’s what we’ve learnt. The locally created film, ‘ A Story About Wendy,’ which stars Heidi Walcott, Catherine Emmanuel, Ayanna Cezanne, Marcia Henville and Karisse Montano is heading to the 16th annual Zanzibar International Film Festival which kicks off on June 29th and goes to July 17th. This is big news guys and we can safely say that the film’s director, Sean Hodgkinson is going to ensure that everyone who sees this one, knows its roots.

Also starring in 'A Story About Wendy', Catherine Emmanuel.

Also starring in ‘A Story About Wendy’, Catherine Emmanuel.

Truly a big deal, this Trinidad and Tobago created feature will highlight the impressive wealth of talent that lies in these parts, to a film festival that’s dubbed the largest film, music and arts festival in East Africa. ZIFF is renowned for showcasing the films of the highest quality from across the world and that in itself places Trinidad and Tobago’s film industry into focus this year.

‘A Story About Wendy’ will have a sequel, which according to Hodgkinson, is currently in post production and is scheduled to be released later this year. And in case you’re wondering what this film could possibly be about, well, it tells the story of young woman, whose life spirals out of control after her fiancee walks out on her. She’s forced to move back in with her parents and hopes that landing a job with famed television presenter, Simone Davies will help her to get back on her feet. We’ll later come to realize that Davies has other plans for Wendy.

ETCETERABUZZ.COM will keep you in the know as more info on the the flight of this film, comes to hand.

Continue Reading
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Ebuzz News

Island Lime Magazine Set to Take Caribbean Energy to Global Heights.

Published

on

Approx. 3 min read
Prev1 of 2

Both hard copy and digital, IslandLime Magazine’s on a mission. In the ever-expanding world that we now occupy, efforts continue to share the most authentic Caribbean energy, with everyone outside the Diaspora. It’s not a new idea but the man behind it has all the gumption it takes to make it make sense.

Simon Baptiste believes in the Caribbean potential.

Simon Baptiste says his team’s vision is to create a global platform that allows for the stories of Caribbean creators and creatives, to be shared with people around the world – people who are anxious to discover more about the heartbeat of the region. “Although we recognize the importance of what goes on within our region, there are also hundreds of tales – fiction and non fiction, being crafted by islanders in territories that stretch from North America ti Australia,” he said in a recent Ebuzztt chat. “It’s our job to reveal the players and the art.”

The magazine’s official launch took place on July 4th in Port- of- Spain, Trinidad and featured performances by Key DeVere and John G. In the aftermath of the launch, Simon issued a statement, thanking folks who came out in support. He explained that the rationale behind delivering the project now, lies in understanding that we – the Caribbean people, built nations. “A chain of over 700 islands, encompassing 1,063,000 square miles, has produced incomparable talent- people who have left and continue to leave an indelible mark on art, fashion, music, literature, entertainment, sports, science and technology,” he wrote. Baptiste praised his people, adding, “From Capitol Hill, to working spaces in Nairobi, to the offices of an advertising agency, Down Under, you’ll find someone who has island roots, and spreads the philosophy of what makes the Caribbean and its people so unbelievably spectacular.”

Prev1 of 2

Continue Reading

Around the World

Buju Banton Celebrates 51st Birthday Following Sold Out Weekend Shows in New York.

Published

on

Approx. 2 min read

He’s booked to return to New York in November but before that, renowned reggae artiste, Buju Banton will make 13 stops across the US. The Overcome Tour kicks off on August 23rd in Fort Lauderdale. The tour announcement came on the artiste’s birthday, earlier today.

Buju’s weekend double showcase at The UBS Arena has been the talk of the internet- photos and videos showing a sold out arena on both Saturday and Sunday. On stage on Saturday night, Buju – one of Jamaica’s most beloved entertainers, said God had bigger plans for him, despite being written off for a US return, by some. “They said, “you will never come back to the United States of America…” And I said to them, “let’s see what God will do.””

Buju Banton performs at UBS arena on July 13th


Online, some fans have described Buju’s performance in New York as spiritual, one person saying, “When you were ordained to do this, nobody can take it away.”
Buju returned to the US on May 2nd after six years. Prior to the weekend showcase, he had not performed in the States, in 15 years.

A media release by Destine Media confirmed a crowd of 36,000 filled the Long Island arena on the weekend. Noting the success of both shows, it was announced that Buju will now go on a multi-city tour accompanied by the Shiloh band. “The Overcomer tour will feature Billboard chart-topping special guest artiste, Fridayy,” it explained. “Known for his exceptional musical abilities, Fridayy, a Haitian American singer, songwriter, and record producer, has made waves in the music industry with his “When It Comes To You”, Stand By Me”, “Without You” and his triple Grammy nominated song “God Did” by Dj Khaled featuring Rick Ross, Lil Wayne, Jay-Z and John Legend.”

In a statement regarding the milestone, Buju’s manager, represented by Joesph Budafuco, expressed great pride in the entertainer’s accomplishments. Budafuco highlighted the significance of Buju returning to tour in the US after a 15-year hiatus, emphasizing the anticipation and excitement surrounding the upcoming tour.

An artiste known for his conscious expressions, both on stage and off, Buju celebrates his 51st year of life today. He certainly has a lot to celebrate.

Continue Reading

FROM THE CARIBBEAN

error: This content is protected. if you wish to use this content in anyway please contact us.
Verified by MonsterInsights