Screenings will also take place at the fifth edition of Doc ’n' Roll music documentary festival
Trojan records marks its 50th anniversary this year, and as part of the celebrations, Nicolas Jack Davies has produced the documentary Rudeboy. Celebrating British Jamaican working-class youth culture, the documentary kicks off in Jamaica in the 1950s, and continues on to the founding of Trojan in 1968 by Windrush immigrant and B&C Records owner Lee Gopthal. It traces the label's history from ska and rocksteady to its legacy of bringing reggae to a global audience.
Combining archival footage, interviews and cinematic reconstructions, artists featured include Lee 'Scratch' Perry, Toots Hibbert, Ken Boothe, Neville Staple, Marcia Griffiths, Dave Barker, Dandy Livingstone, Lloyd Coxsone, Pauline Black, Derrick Morgan and more.
Screenings take place at Vue in Leicester Square on 12 October, as well as 13 and 15 October at Southbank BFI. The film is also part of London's Doc 'n' Roll music film festival which starts on 1 November. Full listings for the festival are over on their website.