2011 was a good year for the REGGAE FILM FESTIVAL in which a number of excellent films won awards. For those who missed them, the Movie Garden of REDBONES – THE BLUES CAFE, New Kingston will be the venue for a programme of BEST OF THE REGGAE FILM FESTIVAL 2011 on Saturday, February 18. Among the films to be shown are the feature film Rocksteady – the Movie (winner Best International Feature) starring Cedric Sanders and David ‘Steel Pulse’ Hinds, and the Rasta -reggae documentary Holding On To JAH (winner Honour Award – Special Documentary).
An important feature of the evening will be the screening of three new Jamaican short films including a new episode of the animated series ‘DUTTY BWOY” by Reinardo ‘Mental’ Chung (winner DIGICEL Animation Award) , and the 3 winning films of the 2011 RBC Make A Film in 24 Hours competition.
THANK YOU FROM THE JAMAICA FILM ACADEMY As we look forward to the 2012 event, the Jamaica Film Academy would like to take a moment to thank our film makers for submitting great films, our sponsors for making it possible, and our volunteers and friends for supporting the Festival. We couldn’t have done it without YOU!!!
Jamaica Film Academy Directors: Carl Bradshaw (Chairman), Barbara Blake Hannah (Festival Director), Peter Gittins (Reggae Films UK), Sally Henzell, Cordel Green (Broadcasting Commission), Kevin Jackson (Jamaican Film Industry), Rick Elgood (Director), Colin Leslie.