Saturday, June 13, 2015
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor
We pay tribute to the diverse cultures and contributions of Americans of Caribbean heritage with recent feature films and shorts by Caribbean filmmakers. Each is followed by a talkback with the filmmaker. Presented in partnership with caribBEING.
Missing Melodie (Monique Cambell, 2008, 7 min.). A young woman emigrates from Jamaica in hopes of reuniting with her mother.
The Price of Memory (Karen Marks Mafundikwa, 2014, 83 min.) explores the legacy of slavery in Jamaica by tracing the movement for slavery reparations catalyzed by Queen Elizabeth II’s visit to Jamaica in 2002.