February 16, 7:00pm | Standby Only
New York Premiere!
Passion, politics and poverty collide as this stunning love story unfolds against a backdrop of political turmoil. Set in 1970's Jamaica, Better Mus' Come is based on a violent moment in history when rival gangs were enlisted by warring political factions to disrupt the democratic process, and bloodshed was unleashed in the streets of Jamaica. Better Mus' Come begins in ’77 and ends the in the first couple days of ’78 during the Green Bay Massacre. This explosive film follows Ricky, a gang leader and political pawn, as he struggles to navigate the hardships of life in Kingston, and to define a better way of life for his young son.
Join ImageNation for the New York Premiere of Better Mus' Come, preceded by a live performance by internationally renowned Jamaican dancehall artist Mr. Vegas and followed by a talkback with the director and a reception.