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COOL RUNNINGS: THE REGGAE MOVIE

USA, 1984 (MIFF 1986)

Director: Robert Mugge

Filmed at the Bob Marley Performing Centre near Montego Bay, Jamaica in l983, Robert Mugge's film encapsulates many highlights from the annual Sunsplash Festival. The I3 acts include Rita Marley. Third World, Gil Scott-Heron. Sugar Minott, The Skataiites, Musical Youth. Gregory Isaacs. Alton Ellis. Bob Mar|ey's son Ziggy with The Melody Makers. and Mutabaruka, the dub poet who performs an electrifying stave lament.

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