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Rise Up wows audience at Lincoln Centre premiere

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Gordon,Sharon (Author)
Format:
Newspaper Article
Publication Date:
Mar 11-Mar 17, 2010
Published:
Jamaica, NY
ISBN:
1018-2330
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Caribbean area, Jamaica, Blacks, Reggae music, Harlem (New York City), Music, Musicians, Documentary films, Blotta, Luciano, Rise Up (film)
Notes:
Rise Up channels the spirit of the elders with cameos by Fred Locks, Sly Dunbar. Robbie Shakespeare, Lee 'Scratch' Perry, Toots Hibberts and Brushy One String among others. Industry stalwarts like producers Mikey Bennett and Carlo Less are among those narrating the story which highlights the unique musical quality of Jamaicans.