Harder Than The Rock + Conversation

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Members of The Cimarons and director Mark Warmington will be in discussion with filmmaker, DJ and musician Don Letts straight after a screening of this lyrical musical history.

Reggae exploded in the 1970s, with Cimarons at its heart. Thousands of miles from Jamaica, they brought excitement, experimentation and sheer anticipation booming from speaker boxes, putting the new generation of Black British youth in touch with their roots – in contact with who they really were.Industry legends, Cimarons worked with reggae-royalty Bob Marley, Toots & the Maytals, Jimmy Cliff, Lee 'Scratch' Perry and even Paul McCartney, but have been hugely under-recognised when it comes to their own music, impact and legacy. Having lost drummer Maurice Ellis to cancer, the band persists, despite decades of exploitation. Harder Than The Rock tells the story of their amazing history and follows the band’s final chapter as they dream of performing in front of live audiences again, one last time…

Content Guidance: This session may contain discussions about racism.

In this show

Film Intro
5 mins
Harder Than The Rock
90 mins
More Info
45 mins

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Harder Than The Rock + Conversation
Crucible Theatre
Descriptive Subtitles (Open Captions), Live Captions

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