SIDNEY POITIER ESSAY CONTEST: $500 FIRST PRIZE

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cialis sales times;”>File photo taken of Sir Sidney Poitier with Fred Mitchell, Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Deputy Prime Minister Philip Davis in Los Angeles in August 2012. Sir Sidney marks his 89th birthday on 20th February and is being presented with a BATFA Lifetime Achievement Award today from London. 

Students of the Senior High Schools in The Bahamas both private and public are invited to submit essays on the movie of Sir Sidney Poitier and the impact of his life on The Bahamas following a retrospective showing of his films on ZNS during the coming week.  The schedule is shown below.  Details may be obtained from the Ministry of Education or the Ministry of Foreign Affairs through the Permanent Secretaries.  The completion will carry the following prizes: 500 dollars for a first prize, 300 dollars for second prize and 200 dollars for a third prize.  There will be two 100 dollar consolation prizes.  The winner will also get to go with their chaperone top Los Angeles to meet Sir Sidney. 

Sir Sydney Poitier Movies 

As part of the march to the 50th anniversary of Majority Rule, seven (7) of Sidney Poitier’s films will be shown on ZNS without commercial interruption. The films will be introduced mostly by Foreign Service officers for about five minutes.  Show-times will be from 9pm – 11pm commencing Sunday 14 February 2016 and ending on Saturday 20 February 2016:

 

  • Sunday February 14, 2016 – No Way Out (Mr. Tyson McKenzie)
  • Monday February 15, 2016 – A Raisin in The Sun (AO Ieshia Deveaux)
  • Tuesday February 16, 2016 – Lilies of the Field (AC P. Nicholas Symonette)
  • Wednesday February 17, 2016 – In the Heat of the Night (AC Alrae Ramsey)
  • Thursday February 18, 2016 – Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner (AC DeAndra V. Cartwright)
  • Friday February 19, 2016 – To Sir with Love (AC Kendra McPhee)
  • Saturday February 20, 2016 – Buck and the Preacher (Mr. Marcos Ambrister [CARICOM Youth Ambassador])