Day: January 23, 2012

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Stony Gut, Coral Gardens, Tivoli – Repression of the Counter Culture

The European launch of a documentary on the 1963 government attack on Rastafari in Jamaica, and a Canadian report that murders in Toronto have fallen 25 per cent since the arrest of Jamaican community don, Christopher ‘Dudus’ Coke, serve to highlight that the island’s power structure and culture remain at odds, 50 years after independence from Britain.

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Bad Friday: Rastafari After Coral Gardens

The official DVD release and European premiere of Bad Friday: Rastafari After Coral Gardens, a documentary that chronicles the history of violence against Rastafarians in Jamaica is scheduled for February 10 in Amsterdam, Oxumgirl Productions announced. Produced and directed by John Jackson, Jr. and Deborah Thomas, along with Junior “Gabu” Wedderburn and Junior “Ista J” …

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