The Abominable Crime is a story about a mother’s love for her child and an activist’s love for his country. Told as they unfold over several years, these personal, intimate accounts of discrimination and violence perpetrated against gays in Jamaica take the audience on an emotional journey. The film also seeks to get to the roots of homophobia in Jamaican society, revealing the psychological and social impacts of discrimination on the lives of gays and lesbians.


(66mins) | Jamaica, USA


Dutch and English, with English subtitles



Micah Fink Photograph of Micah Fink Micah Fink is an award-winning producer, director and writer specializing in international affairs, public health, and environmental issues. His films include The Climate Reality Project (with Al Gore), and Mann v. Ford, a feature documentary for HBO. His work has been recognized with three Emmy nominations, two Cine Golden Eagle Awards, a Silver Screen award, and an International Film and Video Award.