Venue: ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE DE LA JAMAÏQUE, 12b Lilford Avenue (off Lady Musgrave Road), Kingston 10. Tel. (1876) 978-6996
Admission: $300 general public; $100 members and students of the Alliance Française.
Esther is a middle-aged Jewish handicapped woman whose eccentric behavior drives her caretakers away. When the latest caretaker resigns, Halima, a Muslim, takes up the position. Both women are forced to stay under one roof, resulting in conflicts and unexpected bonding.
Venue: : INSTITUTE OF JAMAICA, 10-16 East Street, Kingston. Tel.(1876) 922-0620-6
The Institute of Jamaica (IOJ) invites the public to the screening of a feature documentary on the Maroons, titled, “Akwantu: the Journey."
The documentary explores the exploits of Nanny and Cudjoe and the roots of the Maroons’ distrust of outsiders. It also looks at the struggle for freedom of the Maroons in Jamaica, who were able to flee the plantations to form communities in the most inhospitable regions of the island.
Venue: LIGUANEA CLUB, Knutsford Boulevard, New Kingston. Tel. (1876) 926-8144 to 6
Contribution: J$400 (J$500 to see both films) / J$200 (students)
The Details (7PM)
A dark comedy about Dr. Jeff Lang who by making some bad choices leaves himself in a situation that could end his marriage and ruin his life but his friend Lincoln is willing to do anything for him. All his problems started when he tried to to solve the racoon infestation of his lawn in this film that is full of surprises.