Songs of Redemption

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Title: Songs of Redemption
Director: Amanda Sans and Miquel Galofré
Year: 2013
Country: Jamaica and Spain
Runtime: 78′
Language: (Jamaican) English
Subtitles: English


At the General Penitentiary in Kingston, where inmates are serving sentences for crimes as serious as murder, a remarkable experiment is taking place. Through the progressive vision of the prison’s former superintendent, a rehabilitation scheme has been implemented that involves inmates creating and recording reggae music. Featuring riveting interviews and moving live performances, Songs of Redemption is an uplifting testament to the healing, even transformative power of music.

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