Sep 5, 2019
Martiniquan film episode. Black people were being exploited as cheap labor by the whites in sugar plantations in the 1930's Caribbean. But one grandmother has a tireless quest to get her grandson out of the cycle. That is the story of Sugar Cane Alley, a Martiniquan film. Martinique is a French overseas island in the Caribbean. We are joined by Sébastien from Martinique who owns a sugar cane plantation on the island.
/ Rue cases nègres (1983). Directed by Euzhan Palcy. Starring Garry Cadenat, Darling Légitimus, Douta Seck, Joël Palcy.
This episode is part of The Flick Lab International Cinema Challenge 2019. Join and find out more: https://bit.ly/2M8vQKT
Sugar Cane Alley on IMDb: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0086213/