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Omega Rising 1988

52 mins United Kingdom Director. D. Elmina Davis

Rastafarian women talk about their relationship to the movement’s development. This film by Ceddo Film and Video Collective explores the history of the religious group, looking first at its roots in Jamaica, and then its then present day manifestation in late 1980s Britain.

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Directed by

D. Elmina Davis

Tags

Women Ras Tafarianism

Collection

Black British Filmmaking

Released

1988

Country

United Kingdom

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