Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...
Marvel Hopes to Release a New Netflix Series Every 6 Months - Including 'Luke Cage' & 'The Defenders' of Course Marvel Hopes to Release a New Netflix Series Every 6 Months - Including 'Luke Cage' & 'The Defenders' of Course Queen Latifah Will Play Wiz and Mary J. Blige Is Evillene in NBC's Musical Production of 'The Wiz' Queen Latifah Will Play Wiz and Mary J. Blige Is Evillene in NBC's Musical Production of 'The Wiz' What's Wrong with Being Black and Chasing Your Hollywood Dream? What's Wrong with Being Black and Chasing Your Hollywood Dream? Here's the List of Films & TV Series Coming to Amazon Prime in August Here's the List of Films & TV Series Coming to Amazon Prime in August NBC Rethinks Broadcast Runs for New Summer Comedies, 'Mr. Robinson' & 'The Carmichael Show' NBC Rethinks Broadcast Runs for New Summer Comedies, 'Mr. Robinson' & 'The Carmichael Show' 'Key & Peele' Will End After Its Current Season 'Key & Peele' Will End After Its Current Season Michael B. Jordan Adds Adaptation of Acclaimed Nonfiction Bestseller 'Just Mercy' to His Slate Michael B. Jordan Adds Adaptation of Acclaimed Nonfiction Bestseller 'Just Mercy' to His Slate Surely to Inspire Conversation, Filmmaking Couple Tackles Search for Black Wealth in New Documentary (Trailer) Surely to Inspire Conversation, Filmmaking Couple Tackles Search for Black Wealth in New Documentary (Trailer) Which of These 3 Emmett Till Projects Will Be Made First? Will Smith & Jay-Z Have Gotten Behind One of Them Which of These 3 Emmett Till Projects Will Be Made First? Will Smith & Jay-Z Have Gotten Behind One of Them Revisiting Spike Lee's Perplexing 'She Hate Me' on Its 11th Anniversary Revisiting Spike Lee's Perplexing 'She Hate Me' on Its 11th Anniversary N.W.A Members Salute Their Fallen Comrade, the late Eazy-E, in New 'Straight Outta Compton' Featurette N.W.A Members Salute Their Fallen Comrade, the late Eazy-E, in New 'Straight Outta Compton' Featurette MTV Has Made Its 'White People' Documentary Available Online - Watch It Here MTV Has Made Its 'White People' Documentary Available Online - Watch It Here MSNBC Is Caught Between a Rock and a Hard Place with Rev. Al (Demote Him or Let Him Go?) MSNBC Is Caught Between a Rock and a Hard Place with Rev. Al (Demote Him or Let Him Go?) LeBron James Inks "Unprecedented Agreement" with Warner Bros. Spanning Film, TV, Digital LeBron James Inks "Unprecedented Agreement" with Warner Bros. Spanning Film, TV, Digital "New Money, New Power" in 'Empire' Season 2 First Look Video Promo "New Money, New Power" in 'Empire' Season 2 First Look Video Promo Check Out the Official Theatrical Trailer for Stanley Nelson’s 'The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution' Check Out the Official Theatrical Trailer for Stanley Nelson’s 'The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution' Watch Documentary Web Series 'Pretty' - About Black Women, Beauty and Self Esteem (You’ll Be Happy You Did) Watch Documentary Web Series 'Pretty' - About Black Women, Beauty and Self Esteem (You’ll Be Happy You Did) The Irresponsibility of 'What Happened, Miss Simone?' The Irresponsibility of 'What Happened, Miss Simone?' Starz Announces Return Date for Original Series 'Power' + New Key Art + Trailer Starz Announces Return Date for Original Series 'Power' + New Key Art + Trailer Third 'Best Man' Movie Gets a Title, an Official 2016 Release Date & A Most Unexpected Wedding Third 'Best Man' Movie Gets a Title, an Official 2016 Release Date & A Most Unexpected Wedding

Preview Doc "Journey To Jah" (On White European Appropriation Of Rastafarian Culture)

Photo of Tambay A. Obenson By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act October 31, 2011 at 4:26AM

On the heels of my Bob Marley post beneath this one... Here's a look at an upcoming new documentary titled Journey To Jah, directed by Germany-based directors Noel Dernesch and Moritz Springer, which follows popular 2 white European reggae musicians - German-born Gentleman and Italian Alborosie, who embraced Rastafari culture, reggae music, turning their backs on their native lands, and set off to Jamaica in search of an authentic identity and what they call a "spiritual homeland."
1

On the heels of my Bob Marley post beneath this one... Here's a look at an upcoming new documentary titled Journey To Jah, directed by Germany-based directors Noel Dernesch and Moritz Springer, which follows popular 2 white European reggae musicians - German-born Gentleman and Italian Alborosie, who embraced Rastafari culture, reggae music, turning their backs on their native lands, and set off to Jamaica in search of an authentic identity and what they call a "spiritual homeland."

The film has been in development for 6 years, as the pair of directors has had to raise funding in chunks to be able to continue production. They recently completed another round of financing, raising just over $60,000 via Kickstarter.

Screendaily notes that, thanks to that effort, the directors plan to return to Jamaica in in December through January, and then again in March and/or April 2012, to complete shooting, and hope to have the film ready at the end of 2012, for a Berlinale 2013 premiere.

Watch the 7-minute promo below:

And I couldn't resist sharing this from SNL:

This article is related to: Watch Now, Things That Make You Go Hmm...


Shadow & ActNewsletter