Genre: free film screening
A film about the origins and impact of Trojan Records and how Jamaican music paved the way for modern multi cultural Britain.
A film about the love affair between Jamaican and British Youth culture told through the prism of one the most iconic record labels in history, TROJAN RECORDS. Combining archive
footage, interview and drama
Rudeboy tells the story of Trojan
Records by placing it at the heart of a cultural revolution that unfolded in the council estates and dancefloors of late 60’s and early 70’ Britain and how that period of immigration and innovation transformed popular music and culture. Told by 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.
Nicolas Jack Davies
Nicolas Jack Davies is a natural storyteller with a reputation for highly cinematic, innovative and emotive work across film, television, commercials and music videos.
Earning a nomination for ‘Best Music Film’ at the Grammy Awards in 2014 for THE ROAD TO RED ROCKS. The same year he filmed and directed his first long form documentary for
Channel 4 television
cultural Britain in the 1960s and 70s through the prism of Trojan Records and Jamaican ska, rocksteady and reggae music