Swimming On Dry Land

(2013 TFI Worldview Partnership)

Jamaica is a land of many contradictions. The country that created Bob Marley and gave the world Rastafari, Reggae Music and  “One Love” has also produced a culture that is very intolerant of diversity.

Michelle Serieux Michelle Serieux
DIRECTOR/PRODUCER

Michelle Serieux is a Jamaica-based, St. Lucian native filmmaker. In 2012, she won the Royal Bank Of Canada's Emerging Caribbean filmmaker award. Michelle is also the first Caribbean recipient of... more»

Sabrina Schmidt Gordon Sabrina Schmidt Gordon
POST PRODUCTION & EDITING CONSULTANT

Sabrina is the Co-Director, Producer and Editor of BADDDD SONIA SANCHEZ, and a Co-Producer and Editor of DOCUMENTED, the story of Pulitzer Prize-winning undocumented journalist, Jose Antonio Vargas.... more»

Additional Credits

Ian Harnarine
CONSULTANT/SOUND DESIGN

Danielle Roper & Javed Jaghai
CONSULTANTS/JAMAICA LGBT ADVOCACY/HUMAN RIGHTS POLICY

Tony Blackford
EDITOR (Jamaica)

“My first experience of homophobia in Jamaica was housing a classmate who feared being murdered after his family discovered he was gay. I hope that this film can help increase tolerance and understanding, a giant step towards peace.”

Genre: Documentary