Summary:THE REMAINS OF HAILE SELASSIE, THE LATE EMPEROR OF ETHIOPIA, WERE EXHUMED JUST B EFORE THE ONE HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY OF HIS BIRTH. TO RASTAFARIAN SETTLERS IN ET HIOPIA, HOWEVER, AND OTHER RASTAS VISITING TO CELEBRATE THE BIRTHDAY, THE EMPERO R IS NOT DEAD, HE IS A LIVING GOD. HE INSPIRED NOEL DYER, FOR EXAMPLE, TO LEAVE JAMAICA FOR AFRICA 30 YEARS AGO. NOEL SAILED TO ENGLAND, THEN HITCHHIKED FOR A YEAR TO ETHIOPIA, HIS "PROMISED LAND". THROUGH RASTAS, ETHIOPIANS, ARCHIVE FILM AND MUSIC, THIS FILM EXPLORES THE ORIGINS OF RASTA BELIEF AND WHAT IT MEANS TO ETHIOPIA TODAY.
Description:Filmed mostly in Ethiopia,this one hour documentary will provide an illuminating insight into Rastafarianism. Several events will be featured,including the centenary of Ras Tafari's birth which takes place on 23rd July 1992.