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Shashamane

Shashamane

Shashamane chronicles a chapter of the lengthy history of the African diaspora, through the voices of men and women who have left the West, 400 years since the dawn of slavery, to return to their forefathers’ land and reclaim their African identity. It’s an exodus that becomes an extraordinary homecoming to a place that for some is a haven, but for others a cage with no escape.

 

Title:

Shashamane

Director(s):

Giulia Amati

Year of Release:

2016

Region:

Ethiopia /Jamaica/UK

Language:

English + French, with English subtitles

Type / Genre:

Documentary Feature

Runtime:

80 minutes

Rating:

PG

Showtimes:

  • Thu 21 Sept, 1.00pm, MovieTowne POS Screen 7
  • Fri 22 Sept, 6.00pm, MovieTowne Tobago
  • Sat 23 Sept, 3.30pm, MovieTowne San Fernando
  • sat 23 Sept, 5.00pm, UWI Film Programme

Caribbean Premiere


About the Director(s):

Giulia Amati

Giulia Amati

Giulia Amati is an Italian-French filmmaker who studied digital video production at New York University. In 2010, with Stephen Natanson, she directed the documentary This is My Land… Hebron, which won over 20 awards at film festivals. Shashamane is her second feature-length film.

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