Liquid Gold: The Story of Rum in Barbados

Rum: some people call it "The Pirate's Drink", while others called it "Kill-Devil".  But where did this alcoholic beverage come from and how did it drive the economy of a small island in the Caribbean? 


This documentary funded by the Barbados Independent Film Festival's Collaboration Grant combines the talents of Barbadian filmmaker Rommel Hall and American filmmaker Dan Mirvish. 


Set to debut on the opening night of the 2019 Barbados Visual Media Festival, the short film and gives a brief history of the creation and evolution of rum.