Thursday, November 11, 2010

Film: “RISE UP” Stories from Jamaica's music underground

Photo: Turbulence "Notorious"
RISE UP is a feature-length documentary which shines a spotlight on Jamaica’s underground music scene by focusing on 3 young artists – Kemoy Lewis, Ice Anastasia (now performing as ‘Juss Ice’) and Turbulance who, when the film was made 7 years ago, was still an ‘upcoming artist’, and who has now become a successful reggae star.

The film is directed by Argentina-born Luciano Blotta and produced by Jamaicans Mark Hart and Carlo ‘Amlak’ Less and premiered on October 27, 2010 in Kingston Jamaica. But the film has already been screened in over 20 countries.

For trailers of the interviews go to video's at

Read more at the

Read an interesting review on the blog jamediapro

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