Jinga sells Ghett’a Life to US
MVD picks up Jamaica’s highest grossing box office hit for DVD and VOD.
Jinga Films has struck US DVD and VOD deals for action-drama Ghetta’a Life.
MVD will release on DVD on Feb 19th with Gravitas Ventures exploiting digital rights soon after.
Jinga has also locked a Portuguese deal through Cinema Novo. Kaleidoscope will release in the UK.
The film follows a teenager who dreams of being an Olympic boxing champion, but the only gym capable of training him is situated in a rival part of town.
Ghett’A Life is the second feature from Jamaican director Chris Browne (Third World Cop) and was produced by Justine Henzell, daughter of Perry Henzell (The Harder They Come). Former world heavy weight boxing champion Lennox Lewis was an associate producer and the soundtrack features Damian Marley and Shaggy.