THURSDAY OCT 31st to SUNDAY NOV 3rd, 2019

FROM KINGSTON TO PORT ANTONIO
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The 8th Annual Portie Film Festival opened in Kingston on the Rooftop of the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel with the screening of the 1982 Jamaican Classic and one of Jamaica's first feature films, "Countryman". Hosted by Dr. Paul Rhodes, Founder of Cinema Paradise and Renee Robinson, JAMPRO Film Commissioner, the VIP kick-off to our Festival was the "Talk of the Town"

2018 VIP Opening Launch Event & Highlight Pics

Full 2018 Gallery Pics and videos to be posted soon.
Please stay tuned for this exciting coverage.
Cinema Paradise is proud to be the Jamaican Festival that premieres all winners of the JAFTA Propella Shorts Program funded by Chase. See last year's screenings with all Filmmakers in attendance for "Code, Agwe, Going Down and Flight"

Grande Finale 2018

Thanks to cast of the 1988 movie "Cocktail" Elisabeth Shue and Bryan Brown who sent video tributes as part of our celebration of the 30th Anniversary Grande Finale Celebration Screening in support of the Portland Rehab Homeless Shelter.

It was a sumptuous and splendid 30th Anniversary Celebration. 

CINEMA PARADISE 2018 PAGE BY PAGE BOOKLET

Click on the 2018 Festival Booklet below for more information and bios of all filmmakers and speakers in attendance at the 3 day event held in the beautiful Port Antonio.

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Thanks to all our fans who helped make a difference in Trench Town and Port Antonio, Jamaica.

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CINEMA PARADISE 2017

Cinema Paradise is a unique showcasing of afro-centric creative works with talks, panels and other educational programming ….and where else to do this but Port Antonio? Once referred to as the ‘Jamaican Riviera’ in the 1960s, Port Antonio boasts a film legacy and auspicious artistic history..”

– Renée Robinson, JAMPRO’s Film Commissioner

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