SONGS OF REDEMPTION
JUNE 3, 2014
Division of Interdisciplinary Studies Auditorium
The City College of New York
25 Broadway, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10004
Original Title: SONGS OF REDEMPTION
Directors: Miquel GalofrÃ© - Amanda Sans
Date Completed: 2013
Film category: Documentary
Length of Film: 78 minutes
N. Y. Premiere / Estreno en N. Y.
A documentary that captures the story of redemption and rehabilitation of Jamaican inmates of the General Penitentiary in Kingston. It features riveting interviews and powerful original reggae music created, performed and produced by inmates wardens and local producers.
Miquel Galofré is a documentary filmmaker born in Barcelona and based in Trinidad and Tobago. He is a Director, DP and Editor of films, documentaries, commercials and television. His first film, Why Do Jamaicans Run so Fast? was a ttff/10 selection. His next film, Hit Me with Music, won the Jury Prize and the People´s Choice Award for Best Documentary at the ttff/11.
Amanda Sans Pantling is a documentary filmmaker and scriptwriter. She has written and directed several documentaries for different Spanish television stations, and has worked as a production manager and a scriptwriter on various TV programmes. She also directs commercials.Songs of Redemption is her latest film.
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