The Story of Lovers Rock + Q&A

Menelik Shabazz discusses the genesis of The Story of Lovers Rock, his documentary about the rise of the 'romantic reggae' genre, which premiered at BFI Southbank in April 2011 at an event featuring performances by Crown Jules and singer Lovella Ellis. Shabazz directed the pioneering 1981 feature film Burning an Illusion.


Elsewhere on BFI Live



  • Do the Right Thing
  • L'Atalante
  • Psycho
  • Separation