Dir. Khalik Allah • 2018 • Jamaica • Documentary • 77 mins • Cert 15
August’s Odyssey Film Club is proud to present documentary Black Mother in our celebration of Jamaican Independence Day.
Part film, part baptism, Black Mother takes us on a spiritual exploration through Jamaica. Soaking up its bustling metropolises and tranquil countryside, director Khalik Allah introduces us to a succession of vividly rendered souls who call this island home.
Black Mother channels rebellion and reverence into a deeply personal ode informed by Jamaica’s turbulent history but existing in the urgent present.
Join us after the film for a discussion and some delicious Jamaican snacks.
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