Documentary - UK / European premiere

Bob Marley: The Making of a Legend

  • Esther Anderson, Gian Godoy /
  • United Kingdom /
  • 2011 /
  • 90 mins

Documentary / English, Jamaican Patois

A kaleidoscopic portrait of the making of a legend.

Through intimate scenes shot on a sony video camera in 1970s Jamaica filmmaker Esther… artfully constructed the union between Reggae and Rasta that launched the international career and renowned image of Bob Marley and The Wailers. Revisiting that formative time she reveals to what degree her original vision set in motion the radical change of perception and consciousness both musically and socially around the world.

2011 Archive

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  • #1 Kevin Matthews / Wednesday 22 June, 2011 / 22:05 GMT

    Nope, I'm sorry but this film was the worst I have seen in some time - - and it's infuriatingly light on actual material about Bob Marley.

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