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Flashpoint Film Festival Docked At Port Royal Yesterday; Continues Until Sunday, June 8, 2008, Kingston

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The Caribbean’s premier film festival, Flashpoint Film Festival, got off last night (Thursday, June 5) to a start showcasing films such as “Scoundrel” and “Goathead” to the amusement of the patrons in attendance. Also, the residents of Port Royal was treated to “One Love” free of cost in the town centre via Mutabaruka’s Mobile Movie Network.

Today (Friday, June 6), the proceedings continue with a seminar “The Jamaica/UK Co-Production Treaty” at the Historic Naval Hospital. More films and documentary will be shown during the day at the Hospital. RJR’s Radiocation will be broadcasted from there as well, as a part of Jamaica National Heritage Trust’s commemoration effort of the 1692 earthquake that rocked Port Royal.

At 7pm all activities move over to Fort Charles and will see the WORLD PREMIERE of Joel Burke’s “Candy Shop” – the first teen comedy to be shown at the Festival! Other films that will be shown are “Binghi”, “Kapskilla” and “Rent A Rasta”. “Rockers” will be shown for free in the town centre of Port Royal.

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