‘Better Mus’ Come’ hits US cinemas on March 15

‘Better Mus’ Come’ hits US cinemas on March 15

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Topics: Film & Theatre

Storm Saulter’s acclaimed Jamaican film “Better Mus’ Come” is set to take a bite out of the Big Apple and light up Tinseltown on March 15 as it rolls into cinemas in New York and Los Angeles on the vehicle of the African-American Film Festival Releasing Movement’s new multi-platform label Array. Imagenation and Urbanworld Film Festival will present the film in New York at AMC Empire 25, while AFFRM HQ will present it in Los Angeles at The Downtown Independent.

Storm and Sheldon Shepherd

"Better Mus' Come" director Storm Saulter (left) and the film's lead actor Sheldon Shepherd.

The theatrical release will be preceded by simultaneous one-night engagements in Philadelphia (Asian Arts Initiative), Atlanta (The Georgia Pacific Auditorium), Washington DC (Goethe-Institut Washington), Seattle (Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute), Chicago (DuSable Museum of African American History) and Houston (Houston Museum of African-American Culture) on March 13. These screenings will be presented by Array partners Imagenation, Urbanworld Film Festival, BronzeLens Film Festival, ReelBlack Film Series, Langston Hughes African-American Film Festival, Howard Film Culture and Houston African-American Museum.

The film will also be shown in Trinidad & Tobago at a special screening at the offices of the Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival at 199 Belmont Circular Road, Belmont.

Better Mus' Come

Sheldon Shepherd and Nicole Sky Grey, the male and female leads in Storm Saulter's debut feature film "Better Mus' Come", which hits US cinemas on March 15, 2013.

Written and directed by Storm Saulter, “Better Mus’ Come” is inspired by the infamous Green Bay Massacre, which took place during a very volatile period in Jamaica’s history.  A stunning love story unfolds at a time when rival Jamaican gangs carry out the bidding of political benefactors in a struggle for power that unleashes bloodshed on the streets. The film is the winner of Best Feature Awards at the Trinidad & Tobago Film Festival and Bahamas International Film Festival, Best Director Award at Pan-African Film Festival and Best Actor Award at the American Black Film Festival.

Better Mus' Come

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