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Made in Jamaica

Genre : Musical
Type : Documentary
Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2006
Format : Feature

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Made in Jamaica is a thrilling musical documentary that presents an overview of the Jamaican music movement past and present. From the crime and violence of the ghetto to political responsibility; from the history of slavery and colonization, to the legacy of Bob Marley and the idea of salvation through music; from religion and the Rasta movement to sex, music, woman's role in the context of Jamaican music, Made in Jamaica explores the multifaceted reality of Jamaican music through interviews with and musical performances by such artists as Capleton, Elephant Man, Bunny Wailer, Toots & the Maytals, Bounty Killer, Gregory Isaacs, Tanya Stephens, Beres Hammond, Third World, Lady Saw, Sly Dunbar & Robbie Shakespeare, Joseph Current, Vybz Kartel, Shiah Coore, Koolant, Alaine, Doc Marshall, Brick & Lace, Blessed and Bogle.

Jamaica/France/US, 2006, 110min, doc, English, Jerome Laperrousaz, dir.

2007 | 15th ANNUAL AFRICAN DIASPORA FILM FESTIVAL | NEW YORK, Usa | www.nyadff.org |

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