Jamaica mon amour is an “on the road” film, which brings us in contact with the places and persons linked to reggae music, with the beauty and contradictions of this Caribbean Island.
Filmed during the tour organized by the European reggae festival Rototom Sunsplash to celebrate its 15th anniversary, this documentary depicts some of the most important places that marked the history of reggae music: Nine Miles, Bob Marley’s Mausoleum, and Tuff Gong, the studio where Bob Marley recorded his greatest hits and which now belongs to his wife Rita. the very last time the press was used to manufacture vinyl records.
During this journey, we will also meet true icons of the past and present of reggae music: Chris Blackwell, the producer who made Bob Marley famous worldwide, Rita Marley, Alborosie, one of most popular present-day reggae artists, the Jamaican Minister for Culture, and many others.The series of screenings, curated by Barbara Knorpp and guests, will take place on Wednesdays from 16.00-18.00 in various UCL locations and will be followed by discussion and drinks. Durant la Deuxième Guerre mondiale, tombe amoureux une journaliste américaine d'un correspondant de guerre de la BBC.Cal Performances The Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA) screens four classics of world cinema selected and presented by Mark Morris. A traditional tale, Layla and Majnun, as expressed by the great Persian poet Nizami Ganjavi, has been adapted in many Middle Eastern and subcontinental cultures: Muslim, Sufi, Hindu, and secular.A la mort de son amant, tué sur le front, elle sombre dans la dépression.
La malheureuse tentera d'apaiser son chagrin en retrouvant l'épouse du disparu.