THE FIRST RASTA – NYADIFF 2017 : NYADIFF

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THE FIRST RASTA – NYADIFF 2017

Dir. Hélène Lee, France/Jamaica, 2011, 90 min, Doc, English

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Thirty Five years after Bob Marley’s death, it is time to pay tribute to Leonard Percival Howell, The First Rasta. At the beginning of the last century, the young Leonard Percival Howell (1893- 1981) left Jamaica, became a sailor and traveled the world. On his way, he chanced upon all the ideas that stirred his time. From Bolshevism to New Thought, from Gandhi to Anarchism, from Garveyism to psychoanalysis, he sought to find his promised land. With this cocktail of ideas Leonard “Gong” Howell returned to Jamaica and founded Pinnacle, the first Rasta community

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