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April 26, 2011

The First Rasta: French documentary about Leonard Howell

See trailer for the film here
This documentary was produced by Helen Lee, a well-respected long-time French music journalist who published an excellent book, The First Rasta: Leonard Howell and the Rise of Rastafarianism (Lawrence Hill Books), in 1999, English edition 2003.   
If you don't speak French, don't worry. It looks on the trailer like most of it is in English or Jamaican patois, with French subtitles. 
More info (French website) here

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