Island Films presents

Jackson Burnside III, Native Son (2012)

Edited by Scott Hancock
Original Score by Tony Silva
Featured Music by Ruppa PumPum & Fred Ferguson
Produced, Directed and Photographed by
Karen Arthur & Thomas Neuwirth

Jackson Burnside III, Native Son is the forth film in a series about artists from the Bahamas. I love everything about Jackson Burnside III, so creating music for the story of his life was both an honor and a pleasure. This film won the BIFF Bahamian Oscar Award Best Feature Documentary 2013.

Description

Jackson Burnside III, Native Son, chronicles the diverse life and times of this deeply respected Bahamian cultural icon. After his education abroad, and becoming an assistant to Louis I. Kahn, he returned to the Bahamas where he developed his talents as a painter, architect, philosopher, mentor & Junkanoo.

Architecture

College

London

Talk

Wedding

Brother

Illness

Legacy

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These video clips were used by permission of the filmmaker Karen Arthur.

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