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.
Burton Brown’s mango tree is raided yet again and he decides he must take matters into his own hands in order to protect his mango jelly business. He is met with unusual obstacles and is forced to re-examine his priorities before losing it all.
Code is about the struggle between the old ways of Rastafari levity and modern-day technology. It is also about a boy who defies a father he loves and respects to prove his manhood.
THIS CITY OF MINE
A young woman tries to navigate Kingston’s public transportation system and some harassing encounters, all while trying to make it to her first day of work on time.
An impatient young man enters a patty shop. All he wants is one patty, but the colourful patrons in the line hamper his efforts. His impatience causes him to make rash decisions and he learns a valuable life lesson the hard way.
A solitary scrap metal collector must navigate his way back to the path of promise after disaster strikes. He is meanwhile plagued by dreams of a beautiful life once lived, or yet to come.