Haitian Chicken in Tijuana

What do Tijuana and Haitians have in common? Recently… a whole lot. Tijuana has become home for a community of thousands of Haitian refugees. They took great risks and traveled long distances to live somewhere they felt would be a better life and provide better working conditions. However, many of them have gotten stuck within

Hall

December 16th, 1984. The small island of Barbados is rocked by the news of the bloody murder of white plantation owner Cyril Sisnett. At that time, murder crimes against Caucasians in Barbados seldom ever happened. The four men involved (David Oliver, Peter Bradshaw, Errol Bradshaw and Winston Hall) were all rounded up and sent to

Heart Shaped Box

Director: Robin Antonio Chin, Kevin Jackson Country: Jamaica Year of Production: 2014 Total Running Time: 6 min Language: English Rating: 14A A young lady blows her chance at a happy life when a blind date doesn’t work out.

Hearts of Steel

Hearts of Steel is a fun, inspiring, compelling documentary film that follows a group of Toronto teenagers as they prepare and practise rigorously for a musical competition for steel bands. Along the way they learn leadership, commitment, trust, multi-cultural respect and the value of belonging to a musical family. The film captures their hard work,

Islands

(short) directed by Richard Fung

It Stays With You: Use of Force by UN Peacekeepers in Haiti

Between 2005-2007 UN peacekeeping troops carried out several raids on Cité Soleil, a severely economically depressed neighbourhood of Port-au-Prince. Although the raids were specifically targeted against leaders of criminal gangs, scores of civilians were killed and many more injured. This film returns to Cité Soleil to examine the impact of those raids on the community

Jamaican Rhapsody

Director: Paddy Hayes Country:Ireland/Jamaica Year of Production:2015 Total Running Time:39 min Language:Celtic sibtitled in English) Rating:PG In a musical voyage that brings him from Trenchtown to the Trelawny maroons, from Inna De Yard to a Nyabinghi groundation ceremony, Belfast troubador Gearóid Mac Lochlainn’s musical pilgrame to Jamaica looks beyond the famous recording studios to the

Jolly Boys

Director: Rick Elgood Country: Jamaica Year of Production: 2014 Total Running Time: 24 min Language: English/Jamaican Creole Rating: PG This first episode of the Jolly Boys television series, shows how the mento band, known in Port Antonio since the 1940s, receive new life for their particular style of Jamaican music, as they begin their journey