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The Story Of Lover's Rock + Q&A 12A

The Story Of Lover's Rock + Q&A

12A

Director. Menelik Shabazz

During the late 1970s and 1980s, against a backdrop of racial tension and riots, a uniquely black British sound called Lovers Rock came to the fore. Often dubbed 'romantic reggae', the sounds provided an escape for a generation struggling to cope with what was happening on the streets. This documentary celebrates the pivotal but largely forgotten moment in black British culture with live performances and star interviews.

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