Bougie Banton

Jamaicans may be highly favoured but that doesn’t always make life easy. Web Series ‘Highly Favored’ follows Winter, a Jamaican creative navigating the highs and lows of life as an artist in Los Angeles. In ‘Bougie Banton’, a job interview takes an unexpected turn when Winter’s potential employer turns out to be obsessed with Jamaica.


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Image Caption: Featured image for ‘Bougie Banton’.

Bougie Banton (2021)

Short (7mins) Narrative




All Ages


Summer Eldemire


Fri 23 Sep 2022, 8.00pm, MovieTowne, POS—Screen 10

Sat 24 Sep 2022, 6.30pm, NALIS—Amphitheatre cinema under the stars

Caribbean Premiere

Summer Eldemire

Summer Eldemire

Summer Eldemire is a Jamaican actor, director and writer whose work peels back the layers of Jamaica, the world’s favourite island. She wrote, directed and starred in Caribbean webseries ‘Highly Favored’, which encapsulates the Jamaican and diaspora experience from the perspective of Winter, an LA based Jamaican artist.

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