Nov 28, 2014
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Posts tagged: BAM

Independent Film: Jamaica Doc “One People” Premieres in Kingston, NYC + London

Words by Jesse Serwer—


Today marks the 50th anniversary of Jamaican independence, a milestone being celebrated in various ways not just across Jamaica, but across all of the diaspora capitals, and around the world. One of the many events celebrating the milestone is the world premiere of One People, a public-sourced documentary (meaning regular people, as well as some professionals, were asked to film and submit their own footage in the spirit of inclusiveness) premised around the simple question (as asked to Jamaicans and “friends of Jamaica locally and oversea), “What does Jamaica mean to you?”

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Sam Fleischner Preps for “Wah Do Dem” NYC Screening at Brooklyn Academy of Music

Posted by DJ Gravy


Make it here, you make it anywhere is what Frank said, and it still rings true as ever.  For Sam Fleischner, writer and director of the award winning indie film, “Wah Do Dem”, his moment of truth comes tomorrow, Tuesday, June 15th, the film’s New York premier. His film about a Williamsburg hipster’s misadventure traveling across Jamaica by any and all means necessary under less than ideal circumstances debuts at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM).

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Wah Do Dem: The Film, The Screening and the Brooklyn Block Party

Words by DJ Gravy

This coming Tuesday, June 15th is the premier screening of “Wah Do Dem“, a film that follows a Williamsburg hipster on a wild misadventure traveling across Jamaica.  The main character’s humble nature brings a realness as he’s clearly not the typical Hollywood hero, but you’re definitely cheering for him through his challenging journey!

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