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Emiel Martens examines the history of film in Jamaica from 1891 to 1951.The focus hereby falls on the how practices of filming were connected to tourism and how they participated in the production of the island as a tropical paradise for Western tourism consumption.

Event details of The history of popular cinema in Jamaica
Date 13 September 2013
Time 14:00 -16:00
Location Agnietenkapel

E.S. Martens, Welcome to Paradise Island: The Rise of Jamaica’s Cine-Tourist Image, 1891-1951.


Prof. P.P.R.W. Pisters


Oudezijds Voorburgwal 229 - 231
1012 EZ Amsterdam


Free of charge