MY FATHER’S LAND
Tyler Johnston + Miquel Galofré
Documentary Feature | 62mins
2015 Haiti + The Bahamas
SYNOPSIS: My Father’s Land tells the story of Papa Jah, a Haitian gardener, who has spent the last forty years in the Bahamas, living in a marginalised community, the Mud. When news arrives that his 103-year-old father has taken ill back in Haiti, Papa Jah travels back to Haiti, to reunite with his father, hopefully before it is too late.
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About the Filmmakers
Miquel Galofré is from Barcelona, Spain. His previous, award-winning documentaries are Why Do Jamaicans Run So Fast?(ttff/09), Hit Me with Music (ttff/11), Songs of Redemption (co-directed by Amanda Sans, ttff/13), and Art Connect (ttff/14). He lives in Trinidad and Tobago.
Tyler Johnson is a Bahamian-American filmmaker and artist living in Trinidad and Tobago. He is the director of the short documentary Five Bones (ttff/12).