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Bad Lucky Goat

Film screening explores cultural legacies of migration from the Anglophone Caribbean to the Hispanic Caribbean


Migration and Development Cluster collaborates with the Department of Literatures in English to screen Bad Lucky Goat by Colombian Director of film, Samir Oliveros


On 16 March 2018 the Migration and Development Cluster at the Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies, the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, held its first public event. The film Bad Lucky Goat by Colombian Director Samir Oliveros, was screened in collaboration with the University's Department of Literatures in English as part of its March is Movie Month at Mona series.


Panellists

Bad Lucky Goat, which was shot in creole, facilitated a post-film discussion on the cultural legacies of migration from the Anglophone to the Hispanic Caribbean. This discussion addressed a variety of thematic areas such as Jamaican (and British West Indian) migration to the Hispanic Caribbean, Identity and culture of afro-descended peoples in the Hispanic Caribbean and Language and migration. The panel, which was chaired by Anthea Morrison, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Literatures in English, included Professors Paulette Ramsay and Elizabeth Thomas-Hope and Dr. Joseph Farquharson.


Embajada de Colombia en Jamaica

Jose David Palencia, Consul, Embajada de Colombia en Jamaica and Rachel Moseley-Wood, Lecturer Department of Literatures in English and Chair March is Movie Month at Mona Committee

Mr. José David Palencia represented the Ambassador of Colombia to Jamaica, His Excellency Roberto García Márquez, and brought brief remarks. The Embassy also provided refreshments.


For further information see http://jamaica.embajada.gov.co/newsroom/news/2018-03-22/14126


The Migration and Development Cluster thanks the March is Movie Moth at Mona Committee, chaired by Dr. Rachel Moseley-Wood, and the UWI Latin American and Caribbean Centre for their support.

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