ON DVD: To coincide with the 40th anniversary of its North-American debut, the classic Jamaican motion picture The Harder They Come will be re-released in the United States on September 5. Distributors Synctd Entertainment and International Films Management will be handling the re-release. The film, which made a star out of Jimmy Cliff, had its official debut in 1972, but didn't arrive in the States until the following year. >> Copies of the new disc (with additional merchandise) can be pre-ordered at jimmycliff.com.
ON TV: Ity & Fancy Cat (and the Ellis International crew) brought outrageous antics and laugh-out-loud hilarious sketch comedy routines to Jamaican living rooms with the past few seasons of their hit TV show. Prepare for more: the duo will debut the brand new season of the Ity & Fancy Cat Show on TV J this Sunday, July 14. Tune in.