Films

The ‘Negro Moses’ arrived on the scene on August 17, 1887 in the tiny seaside town of St. Ann’s Bay on the northern coast of Jamaica, fifty-three years after slavery was abolished in that country.

What happens when the leading national museum focuses its gaze on the slavery history of the Netherlands? This is the subject of New Light, a highly topical documentary from director Ida Does about the genesis of the slavery exhibition in the Rijksmuseum.

Sweet Tassa: Music of the Indian Caribbean Diaspora details the history, repertoire, and socio-political significance of tassa drumming in Trinidad & Tobago.

Throughout the 1970s, the journalist Elías Barahona, a.k.a. “El Topo”/”The Mole”, infiltrated the heart of one of the most repressive governments in Guatemala.

“We Still Here” introduces the incredible youth of Comerío, Puerto Rico navigating the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, a disaster that brought an unprecedented level of devastation to the country.