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Power House Entertainment & Family Style Productions

Life and Debt
Film Premier Concert
featuring Reggae Artists:
Yami Bolo and Mutabaruka
A Benefit for Global Exchange
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Friday  January 18th,  2002
(formerly the Transmission Theatre)
314 11th Street
San Francisco

This Benefit Concert will feature some of Jamaica's finest reggae performers- Yami Bolo - singing sweet songs of freedom and love, Mutabaruka - with his spoken word / dub poetry and Lutan Fiyah - blazing lyrics.

Black Love DJ - Bravo (originally from Irie FM in Jamaica) will be selecting the early warm up mix to satisfy your soul when the Doors Open.  Sound System will be provided by H.A. Sounds and Production. Drumming circle with the Nyahbinghi Drummers ( feel free to bring your drums).

Come celebrate the Bay Area film premier of Life and Debt a crucial documentary by film maker Stephanie Black detailing the cause and effect of globalization on the economic situation in Jamaica.  The film will premier in Berkeley at 5:00 p.m. on the 18th, and in San Francisco at 7:00.  This event will benefit the continued screening of the film throughout the US and internationally and global activism.

Jamaican food and crafts vendors will be selling their goods and delicious foods.

Pre-sale tickets available at:
or Tickets - $18 advance, $20 at the door.
Doors Open 8:30
Show Time - 9:00-2:00 am  (21 and over)

For more information contact: box office - 415-252-7666
Family Style Productions -
Publicity Interviews regarding Life and Debt Film contact -
Karen Larsen 415-957-1205 or visit
Global Exchange - Juliette Beck 415-255-7296
Power House Entertainment -

Life and Debt
Utilizing excerpts from the award-winning non-fiction text "A Small Place" by Jamaica Kincaid, Life & Debt is a woven tapestry of sequences focusing on the stories of individual Jamaicans whose strategies for survival and parameters of day-to-day existence are determined by the U.S. and other foreign economic agendas.
Stephanie Black
Producer Director - Filmography includes the award-winning feature-length documentary "H-2 Worker" (16mm 70 min col) which won both Best Documentary and Best Cinematography at the 1990 Sundance Film Festival.

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