Keeling’s Caribbean Showcase


Penny Woodlock (2010)

Considered Britain’s first Hip Hop musical, this film draws heavily on the Afro-Carribean British film tradition that Keeling Beckford specialized in this year. But here, Reggae and Rub-a-Dub have been replaced with Grime and the “non-professional” actors deliver high powered lyrics along with their dramatic performances. 1 Day the attention to daily hardship of Caribbean life in England with Pressure and Babylon, with the nihilistic gangsterism of films like Boyz in the Hood and Training Day.

Rated R for language & violence.