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Going to Jamaica?

Going to Jamaica?

Well, it looks like I am. I’ve been craving another beach excursion this summer, and it looks like I’ve found one. Chris Blackwell, the legendary founder of Island Records and Palm Pictures, has created a companion event to his pre-existing Goldeneye Film Festival. This one is called the Flashpoint Film & Music Festival, an event dedicated to showcasing new Jamaican arts. The festival is set to debut July 30 and 31 in Negril.

Check out this story about the festival, courtesy of The Jamaican Observer. And for more information, here is the festival’s official Web site.

Here’s an excerpt from the festival’s press release announcement:

FlashPoint Film & Music Festival aids the cause: building networks, while educating about opportunities and finance. The goal? To become the principal forum for film and electronic media in the Caribbean. Meanwhile, the general public

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