Monthly Archives: "December 2015"

PURGATORIO Directed by Martine Jean 12 minutes | Haiti/USA | 2014 At the border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic, Rosa Jean-Louis fights for her life and the survival of her child. This film is a depiction of the impact of the Dominican Republic Constitutional Tribunal’s decision of September 2013 on Dominicans of Haitian descent. The ruling rendered thousands stateless.Read More
Ongoing conflicts between undocumented immigrants from Haiti living and working toward a better life in the adjoining island nation of the Dominican Republic, and the more recent hostilities this past summer with the deportation of Haitian men, women, and children born there to non-citizen parents, is the inspiration behind the new feature film, Cristo Rey. A selection at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival, this vibrantly shot and contemporary update of Romeo and Juliet, is a powerful indictment of the racism and poverty in the Dominican Republic. Set in theRead More

Posted On December 1, 2015By altonIn art, music, Music Reviews, News, song

Welcome To JamRock Reggae Cruise 2015

The Two Back-to-Back Cruises on Norwergian Pearl Leaving from Miami with Jamaica Destinations Features Performances by Reggae’s Most Renowned Arists and Top Sound Systems Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley, Stephen “Ragga” Marley, Julian “Juju Royal” Marley, Kymani Marley, Super Cat Sly & Robbie, Mykal Rose with Sly and Robbie, Maxi Priest, Bounty Killer, Capleton, Jah Cure, Tarrus Riley, Busy Signal, Elephant Man, Barrington Levy, Third World, Morgan Heritage, Cham, Tanya Stephens, T.O.K, Protoje, Popcaan and Christopher Ellis. Stone Love, King Jammy’s Sound, Saxon Sound (feat. Tippa Irie, Papa Levi, Musclehead, MickeyRead More
Texas based record label City Rock Entertainment’s artists will be delivering holiday cheers to the children of the Jamaican orphanage at the SOS Children’s Villages Jamaica. SOS Children’s Villages is an independent, non-governmental international development organization which has been working to meet the needs and protect the interests and rights of children since 1949. The children have many basic needs that City Rock Entertainment hope to help alleviate, and also bring musical cheers with the help of City Rock Ent reggae and dancehall artists Delus, Tabeta CShae and Humility. “I’veRead More