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Jamaican-born actor Lyriq Bent enjoys 1.7 million for ‘Negroes’

Saturday, January 10, 2015

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Jamaican-born actor Lyriq Bent enjoys 1.7 million for ‘Negroes’

Jamaican-born, Canadian actor Lyriq Bent stars in the television adaptation of Lawrence Hill’s award-winning work of fiction – The Book of Negroes. The novel, which only uses this thought-provoking title in Canada, is published as Someone Knows My Name in Australia, New Zealand and the US. The book was adapted for a mini-series which premiered […]

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‘Home Again’ explores harsh reality of deportees

Sunday, September 22, 2013

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‘Home Again’ explores harsh reality of deportees

Emotions run high in “Home Again”, a film that follows the return of three deportees to their “home” in Jamaica – a place that has become a far cry from the idyllic memories of their childhood. They struggle to adjust to the unfamiliar and harsh realities that make their attempts at reintegration fraught with strife […]

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