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Journey to Jah

The two directors Noël Dernesch and Moritz Springer, as well as cameraman Marcus Winterbauer, spent seven years shadowing two unique reggae artists – the German GENTLEMAN and Italian ALBOROSIE – on their search for authenticity away from western consumerist societies in the land of Rastafari and reggae: Jamaika.
People they meet along the way include Richie Stephens, Damian Marley and also Natty – driver and friend of Gentleman, who offers them an uncluttered look into the daily struggle for survival, far removed from the picture-book image of the Caribbean island. Professor Carolyn Cooper provides a contrasting intellectual insight into Jamaican politics and culture, while reggae stalwart Jack Radicksreveals some astonishing truths. [Synopsis courtesy of Berlinale]