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Cool Runnings: The Reggae Movie

Even after the death of Bob Marley, the spirit of reggae music lives on in this documentary of the annual Reggae Sunsplash Festival, which is captured live at the Bob Marley Center in Montego Bay, Jamaica, during the summer of 1983.

In addition to backstage interviews, the film features live performances by the Melody Makers, Gregory Isaacs, Musical Youth, Third World and early Jamaican music pioneer Alton Ellis, as well as cameo appearances by Marley's widow, Rita, and 14-year-old son, Ziggy.

Earlier Event: August 6
BIFF Shorts
Later Event: October 22
BIFF Special Presentation: Detroit