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The Upsetter: The Life and Music of Lee Scratch Perry

  • Ethan Higbee, Adam Bhala Lough /
  • United States of America /
  • 2008 /
  • 90 mins

Documentary / Jamaican English

Agitator. Innovator. Genius. Bear witness to the legend that is Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry.

Ethan Higbee, Adam Bhala Lough

?Ethan Higbee was born and raised in Maine and graduated from NYU with a degree in Film in 2001. As nahte, he is one half of American music group International Friends. He produced his first feature film, Haro Hara: Pilgrimage To Kataragama, Sri Lanka in 2003. In 2007 he released his debut solo album “Viper in a Pre-Dawn Raid”. Adam Bhala Lough was raised in Virginia and moved to New York City in 1997 to study film at NYU. In 2003 his first feature film as a writer/ director, Bomb the System, premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and received an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best First Feature. His follow up as a writer/director, Weapons, premiered at Sundance in 2007 where it was nominated for a Grand Jury Prize.

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