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Old 07-15-2012, 09:14 PM
 
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found a trailer to a documentary on a village in Jamaica founded by Germans. has anyone ever been there?

link- German Town The lost Story Of Seaford Town Jamaica - YouTube

synopsis-
"German Town The Lost Story Of Seaford Town Jamaica" is a documentary that explores the history of German heritage and history within Westmoreland Jamaica.
Deep within the isolated undeveloped mountains of Westmoreland lies a village with a history and people unique to Jamaica.
It is said that the inhabitants of this village are descendants of German indentured servants who were used to work the Jamaican plantations after the emancipation period to substitute the slave labor that drove the islands economy.
Others think they came under different circumstances as runaway prisoners, former military battered after the Napoleonic wars seeking a better life to escape poverty and hardships in their home lands. This documentary project explores the history and contemporary life of Jamaicans of German heritage.
Running time 55 mins
Directed by- David Ritter

Produced by- David Ritter and Clinton Wallace for photomundo international

Music by- Project Sound- Project Sound Recording
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