Sat 17 December 1.30pm to 5pm
BFI Southbank, Belvedere Road
A brand new documentary on this reggae icon whose political lyrics inspired the black community through the 70’s and 80’s. His African consciousness and Rastafari teachings informed a new generation about Marcus Garvey, Paul Bogle and the spirit of resistance in the struggles against apartheid in Zimbabwe and the Sus laws in Brixton. Need to book in advanceThe documentary looks at the Rastafari movement at its peak in the 70s and incorporates personal footage and historical and contemporary testimonies
COMPLETE DIRECTOR'S CUT OF THE FILM WITH MORE INTIMATE REVELATIONS THAN WAS IN THE WORK- IN- PROGRESS VERSION...WITH A NEW SOUNDTRACK FROM THE WAILERS ASTON FAMILYMAN BARRETT.
Plus, Exodus: Finding Shelter (Italy 2011)
Dir Tommaso D'Elia and Silvia Bonanni. 55min. EST) A documentary following the fate of the Rototom Sunsplash, the largest Reggae festival in its search for new home.
Followed by a discussion.
Need to book in advance. Tickets at BFI Box Office 0207 928 3232 www.bfi.org.uk