JAFTA Propella Short Films

See our JAFTA Propella compiled posters and the synopses below for an overview of the projects that have come out of this great developmental initiatives. These films have been screened at a variety of venues both locally and overseas.

SHOOT THE GIRL
After her father is murdered, a young girl escapes her killer using urban survival skills and social media, proving that brain can beat brawn.

SILENT HEARTS

A Jamaican schoolgirl from a rural town is abducted by two men in a taxi on her way home with a friend. A businessman whose car has broken down and a roadside vendor witness two separate moments of the abduction.

SHOCK VALUE

A famous author learns the price of betrayal and misplaced trust. Sometimes the solution is dead simple.

ORIGINS

​After stealing a magical object known as The Well, Annie Palmer: The White Witch of Rose Hall, sets off a chaotic chain of events that will bring together heroes and villains from Jamaica's mythology in a dark new adventure.

SUGAR

A young Jamaican girl from the underclass works at a Jamaican resort where she witnesses tourists' affluence on a daily basis. As the de facto breadwinner for her very large family, she faces a crisis of conscience when a tourist couple seems to be the answer to her financial predicament.

 

2016

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