Songs of Redemption (15) Free Black History Month online film screening Saturday 24 October, 6pm plus Q&A
October is Black History Month and this year PNFFF is collaborating with The Twelve30 Collective, an independent film curating partnership dedicated to reframing Caribbean cinema, to screen online Songs of Redemption (2013, rating 15)* and a Q&A with Co-Director Amanda Sans Pantling
Register via eventbrite here: http://bit.ly/PNFFF_BHM2020
Songs of Redemption* captures the moving story of redemption and rehabilitation of inmates of the General Penitentiary located in Kingston, Jamaica. The film features riveting interviews and powerful reggae music created, performed, and produced in a unique partnership by inmates and wardens.
Amanda Sans Pantling is a renowned and multi-awarded director-writer and producer of documentary cinema of British-Spanish nationality. After several years working as a journalist in various media and traveling the world covering international conflicts, in 2004 she took a turn in her career, trained in documentary film and focused on non-fiction narrative. Since then, she has written and directed more than a dozen feature films for cinema, television and digital platforms. Her first feature film, Songs of Redemption, shot in Jamaica, was awarded at more than 20 international festivals. – © amandasans.com
‘Songs of Redemption, an inspiring documentary filmed in the General Penitentiary in Kingston, Jamaica, gives testimony to the reinvention of life purpose through the application of creative skills.’ – Reggae online
Join us for the FREE online screening on Saturday 24 October at 6pm for Songs of Redemption to celebrate Black History Month
** UK Viewers only**
* This film discusses the details of violent crimes and is not suitable for children.