At the Crossroads: A Natural History and Rockers 7/3/14

At the Crossroads: “A Natural History” & “Rockers”
Thursday, 07/03/2014 – 07/03/2014 07:00 pm – 09:00 pm
Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM)
1103 Biscayne Blvd.,
Miami, Florida 33132
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Cost: Free with museum admission.

With introduction by University of Miami Associate Professor, Patricia J. Saunders, Ph.D

“A Natural History 5 Sequence 2” is a series of short video animations that presents a contemporary perspective on Jamaican culture and its diaspora. Oneika Russell, a young Jamaican artist, draws from art history and literature to create digital animations rooted in Jamaica’s colonial past and pop culture.

With a significant amount of its actors being real life popular reggae artists, “Rockers” is a Jamaican film, that along with “The Harder They Come” (1972), introduced reggae music to the world. The movie tells the story of Leroy “Horsemouth” Wallace, a drummer living in a ghetto of Kingston, who decides to make extra money by selling and distributing records to help his fellow musicians, but is confronted by local gangsters.

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