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Unique Documentary on Indian culture behind Bob Marley lifestyle

Hosted by a member of the Bogotá Cinema Lovers Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Tue 20 Mar 18:00 - 21:00

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FREE - with Spanish subtitles- Open to everyone.

Dreadlocks Story documentary explores the singular encounter between the Indian and Jamaican culture in the Caribbean.

Come watching Protected content a multi-award winning film to understand what's the meaning behind Bob Marley lyrics.

You will discover how Hinduism has influenced Rastafari movement at the early stage of its emergence against imperialism and colonialism.

In other words, Dreadlocks Story is the first and only documentary to explore the links between Jamaican Rastas and Indian Sadhus. A form of self-expression born from colonialist oppression, dreadlocks are a symbol of perseverance from an often misunderstood cultural movement not only reminds audiences of the rich cultural and ethnic heritage of Jamaica's people but also speaks to the similarities between the experiences of Africans in the transatlantic slave trade and Indian labourers forced into servitude.

The film creates a vibrant, multi-cultural portrait of Rasta culture; honouring a people that are still persecuted to this day.

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