Monday, March 18, 2019

Award-winning Bahamian film Cargo for TT

Bahamian filmmaker Kareem Mortimer.

By Julien Neaves

WHEN Bahamian writer/director Kareem Mortimer was nine, watching the news with his mother, he saw haunting images of the bloated bodies of Haitian would-be migrants washed up on a beach.

"Apparently they were trapped and locked in the hold of a ship by a smuggler who did not have the decency to set them free.

"That was the first time I saw a dead person, and that image still haunts me 20 years later."  Read more >>