The Paradise48 Film Festival challenges participants to create an original short film of four to seven minutes in length. Additionally, each film must incorporate specific elements that the festival organizers will provide.
The St. John Film Society will present a second screening of Los Hermanos/The Brothers, an 83-minute documentary film, on Sunday, Feb. 27 at 4 p.m. at Bajo El Sol Gallery in Mongoose Junction on St. John.
Passion River Films has acquired the worldwide rights to “Paradise Discovered: The Unbreakable Virgin Islanders” and is planning to release the film exclusively to academic and public libraries nationwide on Tuesday, March 9. “Unbreakable” is slated for general release in the spring.
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.”
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.
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