Cat Velez - 14th Apr 2015

This gorgeous travelogue, shot in Guyana by Adam Bainbridge (aka Kindness) for Blood Orange's wistful, ultra-mellow track, Chamakay – the first single from the album Cupid Deluxe, with backing vocals from Chairlift's Caroline Polachek is best described by Dev Hynes, aka Blood Orange, himself:

"I decided to visit Georgetown, Guyana for the first time, the town where my mother is from," he says. "She herself has not been back for 30 years, three years before I was born. I tracked down family members, including my 92 year old grandfather, who I had never met before. In this video you will see our first ever meeting."

Credits

DirectorAdam Bainbridge
Production CompanyRare Flower Productions
Executive ProducerRebecca Sands Coutts
Director of PhotographyAdam Bainbridge
EditorFerry Gouw
Grading companyIdailies
Lead actorDevonté Hynes (blood Orange)
LabelDomino
Other creditsAnthony Munroe - Fixer (Guyana) David Alan Miller - PA (New York)

Cat Velez - 14th Apr 2015

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