Panorama: Jamming to the Top (United States, 1 hr 13 min)
Directed by: Christine Shaw
A feature length documentary about a passionate community of pan players fighting to keep steel pan alive in Brooklyn, NY. The documentary follows a vibrant community of people in Brooklyn, NY who love steel pan and are fighting to keep it alive in Brooklyn. Through their preparation for an annual steel band competition, known as Panorama, we see how their love and passion helps them to overcome several challenges and obstacles facing the pan community in Brooklyn. This documentary captures what it means to be part of a steel band and sheds light on why so many people eat, sleep, and play steel pan music. It showcases a Caribbean tradition in Brooklyn that is underrepresented, underreported and often overlooked.