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Diary of a Badman Breaks Stereotypes

Shereita Grizzle July 2015

Ahead of the premiere of his movie, Diary of a Badman, United States-based filmmaker Diemiruaye Deniran said it was a must-see. And on Wednesday night, Jamaicans showed up at the Courtleigh Auditorium in New Kingston to see why. It was evident that the director was not the only one who has a high opinion of the the film, which on Saturday was named Best Narrative Feature.

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"The audience cheers could be heard out on the street."

THE HUFFINGTON POST

 

American filmmaker Diemiruaye Deniran made Diary of A Badman on what many directors showing at TIFF would consider pin money. What made the audience so supportive was that underneath this bang-bang shoot 'em-up film was a story that dealt with issues that resonant in a Black Live Matters America.

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