22-28 Sept 2021
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Dancehall’s Asian Ambassadors

Dancehall’s Asian Ambassadors

This documentary takes a look at the lives of four Japanese women who fell in love with Dancehall music and decided to move to Jamaica to build lives and careers. They also dismiss talks about cultural appropriation and profess their love for the island, the music, the people and the culture.

Dancehall’s Asian Ambassadors (2017)


Japan, Jamaica






Kaneal Gayle


Sat 22 Sep 2018, 8.30pm,

Sun 23 Sep 2018, 6.00pm, q+a

T+T Premiere

Kaneal Gayle

Kaneal Gayle

Kaneal Gayle is a journalist working in Jamaica who has developed a love for doing documentaries. He believes that through his work he can capture specific and important points in history while documenting stories from the point of view of those who’ve lived them.

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