A Video That Captures The Lives of Ordinary People in Jamaica

Jul 2, 2015
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Life in Jamaica is complicated yet simple. It is difficult yet easy. Even with all the problems that many Jamaicans face, there is this laid back attitude draws criticism but at the same time it keeps Jamaicans grounded.

Filmmaker Robert Kolodny came across a small shanty town of local woodcarvers, fishermen, and craft sellers in Jamaica. He was drawn to the richness of the Jamaican culture and its people.

This video documents his short time in the community, talking to people, sharing fried fish, and indulging in a communal beer or two.

Kwame Samuels

Kwame Samuels was born and raised in Negril Jamaica. He currently resides in Toronto Canada where he works fulltime in the field of market research. Kwame is a avid soccer fan and listen to Roots Reggae everyday

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