Jamaican Film "Destiny" to Make U.S. Premiere in South Florida


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“Destiny” the ground breaking film by Jeremy Whittaker will make its U.S. premiere at the Miramar Cultural Center, 2400 Civic Center Place, Miramar on Monday, March 30 at 8:00 p.m. with a VIP Reception – 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

The film has been a success in Jamaica making it the “longest running film at the Box Office in Jamaican history”, but is only scheduled for a limited release in selected U.S. Cities.

The U.S. Premiere of Destiny will be hosted by Vice Mayor Yvette Colbourne, who worked with the producers to have the movie’s premiere in Miramar, to reflect her support of the arts and the city’s outreach to its multi-cultural residents.

The film features a host of Jamaican talent, and boasts a captivating storyline and a dynamic soundtrack.

Destiny chronicles the story of Lisa Pullen, played by lead actress Karian Sang, as she journeys to find herself following the death of her parents and a tumultuous break-up with her boyfriend. A trip to Jamaica to sell land acquired through inheritance leads to much more, as Lisa not only uncovers truths about her family’s past, but also finds herself while falling in love. Destiny masterfully and artistically portrays Jamaican culture and music. The movie features reggae singer Christopher Martin, comedian Ian ‘Ity’ Ellis and female entertainer Spice.

Tickets are $15 online at www.miramarculturalcenter.org, by phone, 954-602-4500 or at the Cultural Center Box office.