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Jamaica for Sale

Date: September 19, 2019
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: The Lexi Cinema, 194b Chamberlayne Road, Kensal Rise, London, NW10 3JU
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Black History Studies presents the West London Premiere screening of ‘Jamaica For Sale’ on Thursday 19th September 2019 @ Lexi Cinema.

The Caribbean is the region most economically dependent on tourism and Jamaica was one of the most indebted country in the world. Tourism is Jamaica’s Sacred Cow, heavily promoted since 1891 as the way to modernisation and prosperity it has tragically failed in its promises. Jamaica For Sale counters the dominant view that tourism is the saviour of the Jamaican people. Lively and hard hitting, with powerful voices, arresting visuals and iconic music, Jamaica For Sale documents the environmental, economic, social and cultural impacts of unsustainable tourism development. As Jamaica is irreversibly transformed by massive hotel and luxury condominium development, Jamaica For Sale both documents this transformation and is trying to turn the tide.

The screening will be followed by a panel discussion on ‘how the diaspora can contribute to the economic development of Jamaica and the Caribbean?’

This event will take place on THURSDAY 19TH SEPTEMBER 2019 at The Lexi Cinema, 194b Chamberlayne Road, Kensal Rise, London, NW10 3JU. Located 3 minutes from Kensal Rise Overground Station. Located 10 mins from Kensal Green and 15 mins from Queens Park on the Bakerloo Line. Via Bus, the Okehampton Road stop is right outside the Lexi Cinema, served by 52, 452, 6, 187, 302.

Doors open at 6.00pm. The event starts at 6.30pm.

Please book your ticket(s) here

SPECIAL OFFER: Stay on after to watch Inna de Yard for only £4.00 if you’ve attended this screening of Jamaica For Sale. Tickets at this special price can only be purchased in person or over the booking line, 020 3011 5523 during business hours.