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Bad Friday—which was featured at several international film festivals and screened on university campuses across the country—focuses on state violence against Rastafari in Jamaica. In particular, it explores the “Coral Gardens incident” of 1963, which involved the Jamaican government rounding up, jailing and torturing hundreds of Rastafarians. The film highlights a community of Rastafari in western Jamaica who annually commemorate the incident.
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