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A Paradise Stolen

A Paradise Stolen

Monty and Bill Howell recall their enchanted childhood in Pinnacle, a unique Rastarfari oasis. Their father, Leonard Howell, known as “The First Rasta” was the first black man to purchase land under the British in 1939. The film reflects on the value of their father’s teachings and provide a moving testimonial of the love and unity in the community created there.

Title:

A Paradise Stolen

Director(s):

Linda Aïnouche

Year of Release:

2015

Region:

Jamaica

Language:

English

Type / Genre:

Documentary Short

Runtime:

11 minutes

Rating:

GA

Showtimes:

Fri 23 Sept, 2.30pm, UWI Film Programme
Sat 24 Sept, 1.00pm, MovieTowne Tobago

T+T Premiere


About the Director(s):

Linda Aïnouche

Linda Aïnouche

Linda Aïnouche, Ph.D, was first an Ethnographer Researcher and Cultural Analyst, specialized in ethnic minorities, misunderstood communities and religion before becoming a Documentary Film Director. She likes to understand the cross-cultural impacts that can emerge between outcast people all over the world.

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