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Last Street (2019)

Trailer

Logline

Violence in Jamaica is always portrayed as drug related, this film unveils a real truth which links a culture of violence to masculinity and shooting guns.

Synopsis

Dudus¨ Coke, chaos reigns in his former areas of control in West Kingston, Jamaica. Bands of teenagers kill each other for any little reason. Although violence in Jamaica is always portrayed as drug related, this film unveils a real truth which links a culture of violence to masculinity and shooting guns. Most of the young people from the ghetto don´t even know why they kill each other but they are trapped in this cycle of violence. Former gangsters from Denham Town, Dudu´s previous stronghold, have become violence interrupters, a type of mediators who attempt to put an end to this nonsense situation.

Details

Feature (0mins) Documentary | Jamaica

Language: English with subtitles,
Distributor: Tamy Hart

Production

Writers: Amanda Sans Pantling
Directors: Amanda Sans Pantling

Awards

  • MIAMI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (World Premiere, United States)
  • Special Jury Mention FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DU FILM D'AMAZONIE ET DES CARAÏBES
  • TRINIDAD + TOBAGO FILM FESTIVAL (Trinidad and Tobago)
  • CARIBBEAN TALES INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Canada)
  • FESTIVAL DE CINE DE MADRID FCM-PNR (Spain)
  • OJAI FILM FESTIVAL (United States)
  • THE ISLAND HOUSE FILM FESTIVAL (Bahamas)
  • ATLANTIDOC - FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CINE DOCUMENTAL DEL URUGUAY (Uruguay)
  • ETNOVIDEOGRÁFICA - INTERNATIONAL ETHNOGRAPHYC FESTIVAL (Spain)
  • AEGEANDOCS INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL (Greece)
  • FESTIVAL DE CINE Y TV DEL REINO DE LEON (SPAIN)