MADE IN JAMAICA
Made in Jamaica is a powerful portrait of the leaders of a Jamaican music movement that has become a worldwide phenomenon. The film tells the story of how artists on a small island nation in the Caribbean of only three million people took their human experience and turned it into songs full of emotion that resonate around the world. Reggae is Jamaica’s blues: a music of both desperation and hope. With interviews 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.
Directed by Jerome Laperrousaz, 2006, 110 min, Jamaica/France/USA, Musical Documentary, English. Gems of ADIFF.