by Dickie Jobson. 1982. 102 min.
NYC’s beloved West Indian Parade was one of the many celebrations that was cancelled due to the pandemic last year, so we’re giving the holiday special attention this Labor Day weekend. Countryman is an ambient journey into the realms of roots-reggae and mysticism. When two tourists crash their plane on the beach, they are rescued by real-life Rasta Countrymen, and overcome corrupt police plots with the help of rhythms from Marley, Toots, Scratch Perry, Aswad and more.
Join us before the screening for live DJ sets from local selectors, Jonny Go Figure and Selektah Twice.
Rockaway Film Festival would like to thank VBX™~Vernam Basin Terminal for generously hosting us at the Arverne Cinema in addition to BBX™~Barbadoes Basin Terminal for contributing to such.
Rockaway Film Festival is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature. It is also supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council. Additional support provided by FRANC and the Fund for the City of New York.
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