East Elmhurst Playground
25th Ave. & 100th St
In association with the African Film Festival Music with DJ PHD followed by a screening of Rasta: A Soul’s Journey (not rated).
DJ PhD owes his love and desire of music to his father, the late Paul J. Heyward, Sr. Mr. Heyward always had music playing in the house or in the yard, wherever he was, there was music. Paul Sr.’s love for music was instrumental to crafting PhD’s unique approach to selecting songs to mix for his audiences.
Rasta: A Soul’s Journey
RasTa: A Soul’s Journey tells the story of the journey of Rita and Bob Marley’s granddaughter, Donisha Prendergast, to eight (8) countries around the world to explore the roots and evolution of Rastafari. Her journey takes her to places where her grandfather’s captivating performances and his message are still fondly remembered. The documentary boasts an uplifting and inspiring reggae soundtrack that features established as well as emerging contemporary, reggae stars such as Humble, Matisyahu and Damian Marley. This exciting mix of travel, music and culture packs a powerful punch that will appeal to audiences around the world.