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Whistler Film Festival, December 2011: A Recap.

A Rasta woman’s journey

New documentary explores the roots and influence of the Rastafari movement through the eyes of Bob Marley’s granddaughter.

by Stephen Smysnuik

There’s a scene in the new documentary Rasta: A Soul’s Journey where the film’s hero, Donisha Prendergast, asks a Toronto Rasta man if he could imagine a world without Rastafari.

So, when faced with the same question, Prendergast says, “It would be an unimaginable place because I look at what Rastafari has offered to the world… Rastafari is my world. That’s the culture I grew up in, so I don’t want to imagine that.”

Read the rest at Pique Magazine

Official Whistler Film Festival Press Releases

Whistler Film Fest: The long and short of it
A total of 31 features and 46 shorts will be screening on the mountain

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Whistler Wraps Most Successful Festival To Date!
11th annual festival launches two international partnerships (LA & China), and delivers sold-out screenings, first-rate films and talent, and top industry players

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