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Film and Discussion - Shashamane - Postponed

Director Giulia Amati

Saturday 14th October 2017

Maa Maat Centre, 366A High Road, Tottenham, London N17 9HT

2:00 to 5:00pm, Tickets £9.08 (Concessions £5.90) from Eventbrite.


Director Giulia Amati
Italy, 2016, 80 mins

"The Rastafari movement represents a signal transformation in the psyche and vision of 'new-world' Africans. Redemption is its core value: re-creation of African morality, pride and lifestyle in a world of gross materialism (Babylon).

Shashamane land in south-eastern Ethiopia is an iconic outpost of Rastafari from the Diaspora. The community comprises returnees from the Caribbean, the Americas and Europe, who have trekked to the 'Promised Land', asserting their sovereign right to repatriate to the Mother Africa.

The documentary film Shashamane gives a poignant insight into this unique community through interviews with its members.

Themes of Recognition, Justice and Development resonate through their life-stories.

Their struggles, triumphs, hopes and aspirations speak volumes for the search and recovery of African nationhood."

Elder Ras Shango Baku

Organised by the IDPAD Coalition UK, a coalition of African people and African-led organisations who have come together to mark and raise awareness about the UN International Decade for People of African Descent (IDPAD) 2015-2024.

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