PAFF 2013 Review: Sudz Sutherland's Powerful Deportation/Survival Drama 'Home Again'

From Shadow and Act Sun Feb 17 2013, 19:22:09

Now screening at the Pan African Film Festival in Los Angeles, Home Again follows the loosely intersecting stories of three young people deported "home" to Jamaica after having spent most of their lives growing up in other countries. Directed and produced by the husband-and-wife team of Sudz Sutherland and Jennifer Holness, the well-done action drama highlights the devastating outcomes of legislation in the U.S., U.K. and Canada that made it easier to deport foreign-born people for minor crimes, often separating them from the only home and family they know. Marva (Tatyana Ali) is a young widow who was duped by a boyfriend into smuggling illegal goods - an act that gets her...

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