Keith Musaman Morton & Charysse Tia Harper
Worldwide | 2019 | 87 mins
PANOMUNDO PT 2: PAN WORLDWIDE
The follow up to award-winning Panomundo Part 1: The Evolution of the Steelpan, that focuses on the global influence of the steelpan once it left Trinidad & Tobago and travelled to Canada, Japan, Nigeria, Switzerland, United Kingdom and United States.
This section features bands and steelpan legends from all over the world including Lennox “Boogsie” Sharpe, Earl La Pierre, Sr., Michael “Manish” Robinson, Russ Henderson and more.
Charysse Tia Harper, who is of Trinidadian descent, was born and raised in Oxnard, California. She graduated from the University of Southern California (May 2006) with Bachelor degrees in Cinema & Television Productions and Broadcast Journalism. She also earned a Master’s in Management & Leadership (May 2009) at Regent’s University London in the United Kingdom.
She has focused on her culture in three of her projects: 1) award-winning film, The Other Side of Carnival (2010), which looked at the social and economic impact Carnival has on the Trinidad & Tobago society; 2) T&T 50 in Fifteen (2012), a look at important events that have occurred during Trinidad & Tobago’s 50 years of independence; and 3) Panomundo, completed in two parts in 2016 and 2019, a project, which examines the history of Trinidad & Tobago’s steelpan and its influence around the world.
Image of Keith Musaman Morton above.