The Upsetter: The Life and Music of Lee Scratch Perry Film Trailer

Permanent Marks presents The Upsetter: The Life and Music of Lee Scratch Perry a film by Ethan Higbee and Adam Bhala Lough – narrated by Academy Award Winner Benicio Del Toro. The Upsetter: The Life & Music of Lee Scratch Perry is a feature length documentary about one of the most fascinating and influential artists of our times. The film begins in rural Jamaica, probing into Perry’s mysterious youth as well as the notorious events of his peak production years in Kingston, in which Scratch mentored a young Bob Marley, created the sound of Reggae as we now know it, pioneered a new genre of music he called Dub, invented what was to become the remix and produced…(read more)Screening dates are available here.

Also, take a look at the video below where Lee Scratch Perry chants about how ganja is legal but all the governments are illegal in a scene from the new film The Upsetter: The Life and Music of Lee Scratch Perry.