Directed by Nicolas Jack Davies and featuring genre figureheads like Lee “Scratch” Perry and Marcia Griffiths, Rudeboy: The Story of Trojan Records will be available to stream on Youtube as part of We Are One: A Global Film Festival. The 10-day festival is a collaboration between 21 film festivals from around the world facing cancellations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Rudeboy will have special curation via the BFI London Film Festival, and chronicles the story of the legendary record label during the “multicultural revolution on the dancefloors of late ’60s and early ’70s Britain.”
After premiering today, the movie will be available for one week following the final day of the festival. Stream the film below, and browse through the festival’s full listings, which include feature length films, shorts and talks from filmmakers like Guillermo del Toro and Claire Denis. Through the festival is free, links to donate funds to the World Health Organization’s COVID-19 Response Fund is located next to each feature as well as this dedicated site. If you can, please consider donating whatever you can.