Germacians, The last of the Jamaican Germans

Directed by David Ritter. Narration by- Rose Thompson Music by Jason Duguay Photos by-Roswitha Wesiak a synopsis on the Last of the Jamaican German community in seaford town showing a brief history of the descendants of Jamaican German heritage and the small German township of seaford town in westmoreland Jamaica. website – forgottenfaces.info Donations to help support this project and more projects aiming to provide education to the world about social issues within the west indies can be sent to – www.fracturedatlas.org Forgotten Faces is a video documentary project that raises awareness of and celebrates the minority ethnic groups of the West Indies. Many people are unaware of the existence of populations of Jamaicans and Haitians of white European, Chinese, East Indian, and Middle Eastern descent, living in Jamaica and Haiti. These ethnic groups are diminishing in the West Indies, but have played very important roles in the history of these countries and their culture. People interviewed are from diverse backgrounds, including: celebrity, middle class, those with political goals, those who wish to affect their country in massive ways, and those who simply want to live their lives in the country they love. General reactions to white Jamaicans and white Haitians range from amazement to shock and disbelief, and, even to hostility. These reactions are followed by questions: Who are these people? How did they get here? What is their “story”? How do other Jamaicans and

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