• Doc'n Roll Hull 2019: Rudeboy - The Story of Trojan Records

  • Wed, 10-04-2019 at 19:00
  • Hull Truck Theatre
    50 Ferensway
    HU2 8LB Kingston upon Hull
Doc'n Roll Hull 2019:  Rudeboy - The Story of Trojan Records - Hull Truck Theatre - Kingston upon Hull

Doc'n Roll Film Festival presents in collaboration with Hull Independent Cinema, the Hull Premiere of Rudeboy: The Story of Trojan Records. Dir. Nicolas Jack Davies, 2018, UK, 85 minsA film about the love affair between Jamaican and British youth culture told through the prism of one of the most iconic labels in the history of black music, Trojan Records. Combining archive footage, interview and drama, Rudeboy tells the story of the label by placing it at the heart of a cultural revolution that unfolded in the council estates and dancefloors of late ‘60s and early ‘70s Britain, as immigration and innovation transformed popular music and culture.A cast of legendary artists including Lee “Scratch” Perry, Toots Hibbert, Ken Boothe, Neville Staple, Marcia Griffiths, Dave Barker, Dandy Livingstone, Lloyd Coxsone, Pauline Black, Derrick Morgan and more bring the sounds, stars and stories to life.Doc’n Roll Film Festival is supported by the BFI using funds from the National Lottery to grow audience appetite and enjoyment for a wide range of independent British and international films.

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