Watershed screening for landmark documentary featuring Bunny Marrett

PUBLISHED: 10:00 28 June 2012

Bunny Marrett

Bunny Marrett

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TO MARK the anniversary of 50 years of independence for Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago, Bristol’s Watershed cinema will host a special event tonight (Thurs).

At 9pm the seminal BBC documentary Voices From Another Part Of Town (15), made by activists from Bristol’s St Pauls area shortly after the 1980s riots and featuring Bristol reggae legend Bunny Marrett, will be screened in its entirety.

Following the screening Bristol Archive Records will host an after-party in the Harbourside cinema’s bar to celebrate the release of an album of Marrett’s material.

He will perform live, while the gig will also feature members of The Startled Insects, Tony Orrell, PA from Dan Ratchet and DJ support Steve Rice.

Tickets are £8 and available from the box office on 0117 9275100.

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