Derby Film Festival Presents

Studio Drummie One And The Rock Steady Beat + Short

Thursday 14th November / 6:30pm

This film explores the impact and hidden history behind the birth of Rock Steady through reuniting the original members of the Soul Vendors, the rhythm section of the Jamaica Studio One in Kingston. Featuring interviews with Bunny Wailer, Earl ‘Chinna’ Smith, Stranger Cole, Lester Sterling, Sly Dunbar, Otis Gayle, The Heptones, Ken Boothe, The Melodians and more.

Tell me more

For fans of Standing In The Shadows Of Motown (2002) , The Wrecking Crew (2008), Inna De Yard (2019), Marley (2012).

Book tickets

£9.50 standard. £7.00 concessions. Free for Derby Film Festival Passholders.

15 Certificate

Director:Guy Anthony Ragosta
Year: 2019
Running Time:77m

Also screening on

Friday 15th November

+ Short Film

From The Ashes We Rise

(Dir: Khadijah Carberry, UK, 2018, 7 mins)

This film explores how history and the stories we tell ourselves dominate the shaping of our identities. The artist film encourages introspection and conversation about the past, present and future.