The joyous and vibrant sound of rai -
a centuries-old Algerian folk music known for its often racy and politically
charged lyric, and influenced over the years by flamenco, jazz and, most recently
rap-gorgeously suffuse 100% Arabicaís culture-clash
'Jamaican Music & Soul' is a dvd that contains 2 documentaries, firstly Jerome Lapperousaz's powerful 'Made in Jamaica'(2006) and 2nd, the classic rasta repatriation story by German film maker Fitz Baumann'Journey Of The Lion'(1992), which is a beautiful film that has withstood the test of time and continues to be screened at film festivals each year.
The year is 1922 and The Tracker (David Gulpilil, Walkabout,
Rabbit-Proof Fence) has the job of pursuing The Fugitive - an aborigine
who is suspected of murdering a white woman - as he leads three mounted policemen:
The Fanatic, The Follower and also The Veteran across the outback.