JAMAICA & TAMARINDO:
AFRO TRADITION IN THE HEART OF MEXICO
The jamaica flower and tamarind are iconic ingredients in Mexico, but their history comes from a place much further away. In Jamaica and Tamarindo: Afro Tradition in the Heart of Mexico, we meet five people to explore African heritage in Mexico City, an identity that goes beyond the color of one's skin.
Harvard Graduate School of Education with the Harvard Univ. David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies
Official Selection CineCulture Fresno State University
Conference on Anti-Racist Representation with Afro and Indigenous Women -- National Autonomous University of Mexico
Ebony Bailey is a "Blaxican" filmmaker and photographer from Central California whose work explores cultural intersections and diaspora. Her documentaries have screened at film festivals and forums in the US, Mexico and Europe. Her photographs have appeared in NPR, LA Times and Remezcla. She has been awarded the Samuel L. Coleman scholarship for emerging filmmakers at the Haitian International Film Festival and was selected for the Tomorrow's Filmmakers Today program by HBO and Hola Mexico Film Festival. She is currently completing her Master's degree in documentary film at the National Autonomous University of Mexico. Ebony tells stories through film as a way to represent her communities and to build spaces of empowerment between diverse populations.
JAMAICA & TAMARINDO: AFRO TRADITION IN THE HEART OF MEXICO
Catalog # EPF16023; UPC: 6-82086-16023-8, ISBN 978-1-933724-63-8, NTSC
21 Minutes; Copyright 2019; Spanish, English Subtitles
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