Coming-of-Age Drama ‘Better Mus’ Come’ Wins Audience Award at Bahamas Film Festival

Repeating Islands

“On Wings of Men,” about the Bahamas’ first prime minster, won a similar award for docu- mentaries, Borys Kit reports in The Holly- wood Reporter.

Better Mus’ Come, a violent Jamaican coming-of-age drama, won the audience award for best narrative feature Sunday at the 8th Bahamas International Film Festival, while On the Wings of Men, a documentary centering on the first Bahamian prime minister Sir Lynden Oscar Pindling, took home the 2011 BIFF audience award in the documentary category.

Mus’ Come, directed by Storm Saulter, proved a hot title at the festival, as it also received an honorable mention in the Spirit of Freedom category, which honors movies that explore the human condition and culture (Brazlian movieVIPS won the award).

One of the stars of Mus’ ComeNicole Sky Grey, also was featured in Restless City, an American production that…

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Author: Camara Dia Holloway

I am an art historian specializing in early twentieth century American art with particular focus on the history of photography, race and representation, and transatlantic modernist networks. I earned my PhD at Yale University in the History of Art Department. Besides my leadership role as the Founding Co-Director of the Association for Critical Race Art History (ACRAH), I am recognized for my expertise on African American Art, particularly African American Photography, and as a seasoned consultant for exhibitions, museum collections, and symposia/lectures planning.

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