From Yard The Sequence Premieres to Massive and Enthusiastic Viewers In Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica – From Yard The Sequence, the immigrant city drama about one Jamaican man’s quest to seek out his private {and professional} future on the tough streets of New York Metropolis, premiered to a big and enthusiastic viewers on the Palace Cineplex theatre, Sovereign Heart in Kingston, Jamaica this previous Monday September 18.

The Stars Got here Out

A star studded  capability crowd, which included famend names from the worlds of leisure and sports activities. Stars similar to former 100 meter world document holder Asafa Powell, reggae dancehall artist and producer Agent Sasco. As well as, award successful actress Deon Silvera  and lots of others. They greeted the one hour pilot with laughter, cheers and thunderous applause at its conclusion.

BAM MOMS Membership Fundraiser

From Yard Executive Producer David G Heron, BAM MOMS Club Founder and CEO Dr Soyini Gordon Mitchell and  From Yard Producer-Director Leland Benford
From Yard Govt Producer David G Heron, BAM MOMS Membership Founder and CEO Dr Soyini Gordon Mitchell and From Yard Producer-Director Leland Benford – Photograph Credit score: Rahyme McKenzie

The occasion, which was held as a charity fundraiser for The BAM MOMS Membership, was hosted by broadcaster, journalist and educator Paula-Anne Porter -Jones. Plus, award successful playwright and actor David Heron, who additionally seems within the collection in a significant supporting function.

The BAM MOMS CLUB  was based by its CEO Dr Soyini Gordon Mitchell in 2021. They’re a Jamaica primarily based charitable group geared in direction of offering prenatal training for pregnant girls. Particularly of their fourth to seventh month of being pregnant.

All proceeds raised from the Jamaican Premiere of From Yard will contribute to the membership’s Prenatal Schooling Scholarship Programme. The programme will include a six week prenatal programme for 15 to twenty underprivileged expectant moms within the membership’s subsequent cohort beginning in October 2023.

From Yard Govt Producer David G Heron, actor Adam Christian and actor Shevrado Oliver – Photograph Credit score: Rahyme McKenzie

The Story Behind From Yard

From Yard is an immigrant city drama that traces the true life story of Jamaican born Dave G Heron (to not be confused with the aforementioned David Heron). From his humble childhood beginnings in Maverley, Kingston by way of his subsequent emigration to the USA. His turbulent adolescence and younger maturity on the streets of New York Metropolis within the Seventies and 80s. The collection relies on Heron’s autobiographical novel Yardie. It’s believed to be the primary ever tv manufacturing to look at the pursuit of the American dream by way of the eyes of a Jamaican household.

From Yard actors David Heron and Claire Dennison
From Yard actors David Heron and Claire Dennison – Photograph Credit score: Rahyme McKenzie

Becoming a member of within the festivities have been different members of the principally Jamaican solid. Together with collection lead Shevrado Oliver who performs David G Heron, Glen “Titus” Campbell, Darron Donaldson, Miranda Melhado, Claire Dennison, Zole Onoura, Romar Banton and Adam Christian, making his skilled appearing debut within the function of younger Dave G Heron.

Additionally in attendance have been From Yard’s producers. Together with Govt Producer Dave G Heron, Producer Phaedra Benford and Producer -Director Leland Benford.

From Yard Producers David G Heron, Phaedra Benford and Leland Benford
From Yard Producers David G Heron, Phaedra Benford and Leland Benford – Photograph Credit score: Rahyme McKenzie

Talkback Section

Within the talkback phase held after the screening between the solid, producers and the hosts, Producer-Director Benford pressured the significance that his group positioned on authenticity in the course of the manufacturing course of, which he believes resulted within the  tremendously constructive viewers response because the present unfolded .

“From the very starting we knew we would have liked to shoot this in Jamaica, in genuine Jamaican places and with genuine Jamaican actors,” he acknowledged. “It was simply too essential a venture for the Jamaican folks and tradition to not be precisely represented. And it was clearly the proper determination primarily based on what we’ve witnessed right here tonight.”

Producer Phaedra Benford additionally revealed that a number of networks and streaming platforms have proven a powerful curiosity within the venture. Better of all, the manufacturing group is hoping to safe a distribution deal for the collection within the close to future.

Sponsors

The Jamaican Premiere of From Yard was offered in affiliation with Claiminus Media Group, Bam Cosmetics, and Panorama Property. As well as, Incognito Trip Keep, Guardian Normal Insurance coverage, MD Couriers, Hey Day Automotive Rental and Choose Manufacturers.

 


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