MEDIA

Smile Jamaica - Interview

Smile Jamaica - Interview

Smile Jamaica - Interview

Smile Jamaica's co-host Simone Clarke-Cooper interview Chris Flanagan

Smile Jamaica morning show on TVJ

February 2020


Live to air interview with Chris Flanagan about his search and the documentary while in Kingston for the Jamaican premiere.



Kawartha Now - Review

Smile Jamaica - Interview

Smile Jamaica - Interview

KawarthaNow headline "Six outstanding documentaries from the 2020 ReFrame Film Festival"

Critic's top pick for the ReFrame Festival in Peterborough 2020


"my favourite film at this year's festival... giving me a new understanding and appreciation for the reggae industry and... reminding me that some of the best music ever recorded never finds commercial success within its time"


https://kawarthanow.com/2020/01/30/six-outstanding-documentaries-from-the-2020-reframe-film-festival/

POV Magazine - Review

Smile Jamaica - Interview

CBC Radio 1 - As It Happens

POV magazine page Review: Shella Record - A Reggae Mystery

POV - Point of View Magazine review at the Hot Docs festival


"... the doc works like clue-seeking procedurals, ...but it more than holds your attention, introducing you to engaging characters ...and building to a more than satisfying finale."


 http://povmagazine.com/articles/view/review-shella-record-a-reggae-mystery

CBC Radio 1 - As It Happens

CBC Radio 1 - As It Happens

CBC Radio 1 - As It Happens

Chris Flanagan and Carol Off speak in CBC radio studio

10-cent thrift shop record sends Toronto artist on a years-long reggae investigation


Chris spoke with Carol Off about the search and his documentary premiere at Hot Docs. 


Listen to the interview and read the article here: ]https://www.cbc.ca/radio/asithappens/as-it-happens-friday-edition-1.5112374/10-cent-thrift-shop-record-sends-toronto-artist-on-a-years-long-reggae-investigation-1.5112382

POV Magazine - Interview

CBC Radio 1 - As It Happens

CIUT Radio - Reggae Riddims

POV Magazine interview with Chris Flanagan about Shella Record - A Reggae Mystery

"Unraveling a Reggae Mystery" 


POV Magazine posted an in-depth interview with Director Chris Flanagan about Shella Record - A Reggae Mystery.


"Flanagan’s decade-long quest ends up having less to do with a single song than how a deep dive into a work of art can literally open up an entire world to be explored. ... thanks to his infectious enthusiasm, we as the viewers feel very much a part of his adventure."


http://povmagazine.com/articles/view/unraveling-a-reggae-mystery

CIUT Radio - Reggae Riddims

CBC Radio 1 - As It Happens

CIUT Radio - Reggae Riddims

CIUT Radio - recording booth

Chris Flanagan spoke with  host Patrick Roots of Reggae Riddims, one of Toronto's longest running reggae radio shows on CIUT 89.5 FM


Chris was first on CIUT almost ten years ago seeking information about the mysterious singer, and an anonymous tip from a caller proved to be a key clue to the search.

Jamaica Gleaner

Jamaica Gleaner

Jamaica Gleaner

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Shella Records - A Reggae Mystery  was promoted in the Jamaica Gleaner's North America edition

FernTV interview

Jamaica Gleaner

Jamaica Gleaner

Chris Flanagan interviewed on FernTV at Hot Docs 19 press launch

Chris Flanagan spoke about Shella Record - A Reggae Mystery with FERNTV at the Hot Docs launch press event.


http://www.ferntv.ca/hot-docs-2019-shella-record-a-reggae-mystery/