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July 17, 2011

Better Mus’ Come

better Mus Come

Director: Storm Saulter
2010, Jamaica
English
Narrative feature 104 minutes / 16+

 

In Kingston, Jamaica, in the late 1970s, the two main political parties enlist the support of gangs to enforce their policies and advance their political agenda. Young Ricky is a community leader whose gang is aligned to one party. One day he meets Kamala, who belongs to a community controlled by the other party, and the two instantly connect. Will their love triumph, or will bigger forces win the day? Based on true events.

About the directors

 

Hailing from Jamaica, Storm Saulter studied filmmaking in Los Angeles before returning to his native land. He has directed a number of music videos and short films, and was instrumental in setting up the New Caribbean Cinema filmmakers’ collective in 2009. Better Mus’ Come is his debut feature film.

 

Sat 24 Sept 7.00pm + Fri Sept 30 4.30pm*, MovieTowne

Mon 26 Sept 7.00pm, Trevor’s Edge, St Augustine

 

 






 
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5 Comments


  1. D L

    I am very disappointed that there were no screenings in Tobago besides the few community shows! As a patron of past film festivals on both islands I feel the festival needs to have a place equally on both isles. I was really looking forward to seeing “Better Mus Come”. Only to realize film enthusiasts on the island were left out the loop!!


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  3. Jonathan

    Hi DL,

    Thanks for the comment. Our programming for Tobago is something we’ll examine closely again next year as we recognise the need for balance on both islands.

    Jonathan


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