The Harder They Come: A Treasured Piece of Cinematic History

By Ruth Chisholm 103 minutes of authenticity and artistry, The Harder They Come, directed by Perry Henzell and co-written by Trevor Rhone was released in 1972. It is the first full length feature film shot in Jamaica. The Harder They Come portrayed Jamaican life at the time in a real way. This was not palatable[…]

Famous Films

This gritty, ground-breaking film, The Harder They Come, brought reggae music to the international stage, made Jimmy Cliff a star worldwide, and demonstrated that music and art can change the world.       In a timely and provocative production, Better Mus’ Come traces the origins of the use of street gangs by political parties in their violent struggle[…]