30 September, 2022
20:00
Melkweg Cinema

Lijnbaansgracht 234A, Amsterdam

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Reggae Classics: Outdeh: The Youth of Jamaica (+Surf Girls Jamaica)

 

On Friday, September 30, ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐—ด๐—ด๐—ฎ๐—ฒ ๐—–๐—น๐—ฎ๐˜€๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐˜€ is all about ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐—ด๐—ด๐—ฎ๐—ฒ ๐—ฆ๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ณ ๐—–๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—บ๐—ฎ: first we’ll screen the short film ๐—ฆ๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ณ ๐—š๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐—น๐˜€ ๐—๐—ฎ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ (2019, 16′) and after that the feature-length documentarey ๐—ข๐˜‚๐˜๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ต: ๐—ง๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ฌ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐˜๐—ต ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐—๐—ฎ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ (2020, 78′), in which one of the characters aims to become Jamaica’s first pro-surfer. The film also follows two other Jamaican youngsters who, both in their own way, try to make it on the island. Of course there will also again be Jamaican snacks from ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐—ด๐—ด๐—ฎ๐—ฒ ๐—ฅ๐—ถ๐˜๐—ฎ and reggae tunes as soon as you enter the theatre, this time from ๐—๐—ผ๐˜€๐˜€-๐—™๐—น๐—ผ ๐—ฆ๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด!

 

๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐—ด๐—ด๐—ฎ๐—ฒ ๐—–๐—น๐—ฎ๐˜€๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐˜€: ๐—ข๐˜‚๐˜๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ต: ๐—ง๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ฌ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐˜๐—ต ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐—๐—ฎ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ
Date: Friday September 30, 2022
Time: 8pm (doors open: 7.30pm)
Location: Melkweg Cinema
Titel: ๐—ข๐˜‚๐˜๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ต: ๐—ง๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ฌ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐˜๐—ต ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐—๐—ฎ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ
Director: Louis Josek
Country: Jamaicaย ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒ
Year: 2020
Duration: 73 min
Language: Jamaican English (patois) with English subtitles
Supporting film: ๐—ฆ๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ณ ๐—š๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐—น๐˜€ ๐—๐—ฎ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ (2019, 16′)
Tickets: โ‚ฌ12,50 (incl. Jamaican goodiebag from ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐—ด๐—ด๐—ฎ๐—ฒ ๐—ฅ๐—ถ๐˜๐—ฎ and reggae tunes from ๐—๐—ผ๐˜€๐˜€-๐—™๐—น๐—ผ ๐—ฆ๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด when you enter the cinema)
Ticket link:ย https://bit.ly/reggae-classics-outdeh

 

๐—ฆ๐˜†๐—ป๐—ผ๐—ฝ๐˜€๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐—ข๐˜‚๐˜๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ต: ๐—ง๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ฌ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐˜๐—ต ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐—๐—ฎ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ
๐—ข๐˜‚๐˜๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ต is a documentary about the youth in Jamaica: a new generation determined to break the old structures in society and culture. With a fresh perspective, they want to contribute to a new direction for the Caribbean island. The first film by the young director Louis Josek with producer Andreas Jaritz (The Old, the Young and the Sea) follows three young people in their quest: surfer Shama, rapper Bakersteez and Romar from Downtown Kingston.

 

๐—ฆ๐˜†๐—ป๐—ผ๐—ฝ๐˜€๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐—ฆ๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ณ ๐—š๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐—น๐˜€ ๐—๐—ฎ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ
๐—ฆ๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ณ ๐—š๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐—น๐˜€ ๐—๐—ฎ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ is a short documentary by Lucy Jane and Joya Berrow that focuses on Imani Wilmot, an inspirational Jamaican surfer who uses the sport as a means of transforming the tough lives of the women around her, in Kingston and surrounding areas.

 

๐—”๐—ฏ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐˜ ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐—ด๐—ด๐—ฎ๐—ฒ ๐—–๐—น๐—ฎ๐˜€๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐˜€
In honour of Jamaica’s 60th anniversary, Melkweg Cinema, Caribbean Creativity and Reggae Rita have joined forces to host a Jamaican night every last Friday of the month! With ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐—ด๐—ด๐—ฎ๐—ฒ ๐—–๐—น๐—ฎ๐˜€๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐˜€ we commemorate and celebrate ‘Jamaica 60’, the 69th anniversary of the island’s independence. We will program a Jamaican film classic or premiere every month, including authentic Jamaican food from Reggae Rita and of course as much reggae music as possible (from DJs in the theatre to concert in the club). ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐—ด๐—ด๐—ฎ๐—ฒ ๐—–๐—น๐—ฎ๐˜€๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐˜€ is supported by the Jamaican Embassy and the Jamaica Tourist Board.

 

๐—”๐—ฏ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐˜ ๐— ๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ธ๐˜„๐—ฒ๐—ด ๐—–๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—บ๐—ฎ, ๐—ฅ๐—ถ๐˜๐—ฎ ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐—ด๐—ด๐—ฎ๐—ฒ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—–๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฏ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐—–๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐˜๐˜†
Melkweg Cinema is a film theatre in Amsterdam specifically dedicated to screening music films. Reggae Rita is a Jamaican pop-up restaurant and caterer based in Amsterdam. Caribbean Creativity is a non-profit organization committed to the programming and promotion of Caribbean and Caribbean-themed cinema in the Netherlands and beyond.