Comedy

Roots Time

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Roots Time is the funny story of Jah Bull and Baboo, two Rastafarians that drive around and sell LP records in their old but reliable colourful car throughout countryside towns in Jamaica. Their daily journey is full of incidents and funny escapades.  By chance their favourite and well-known local radio broadcaster “Farmer Roots” has to suddenly leave his daily radio show and take his sick girlfriend to a distant hospital in an emergency.Farmer Roots manages to hitch-hike with them, with Jah Bull & Baboo not realising that it is their favourite local broadcaster in the back of the car. Because of their Rastafarian principles the pair doesn’t believe in traditional medicine and bully “Farmer Roots” to take his girlfriend to a well-known herbal doctor called Bongo-Hu, but first they must find the mysterious herbal doctor on a hilarious journey across the countryside of Jamaica.

Getting to the herbal doctor provides many twists and turns and proves to be much more difficult than what they expected and all kind of adventures ensue. “Roots Time” will put a smile on your face and warmth in your heart and give those in the diaspora that ‘back-home’ feeling.

Surely rated as a Jamaican comedy classic in years to come!

Starring: Llewelyn ‘Baboo’ Samuda, Woolton ‘Jah Bull’ Harrison, Luis ‘Farmer Roots’ Christie & Brenda Finlayson.
Directed by: Silvestre Jacobi

Jamaica | 2006 | Run Time: 77 mins | 15

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Features: Exclusive Roots Time reggae CD soundtrack (1hr 17 min) Baboo and Jah Bull (30 mins) Trailer Wide-screen & 4.3 letterbox Subtitles: Spanish/English

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Gone Too Far

Gone Too Far! follows two estranged teenage brothers over the course of a single day as they meet for the first time and struggle to accept each other for who they are.

When London teenager Yemi’s big brother comes to live with him from Nigeria, Ikudayisi’s terrible fashion sense, broad Yoruba accent and misplaced confidence with the opposite sex threaten to destroy Yemi’s already small amount of street cred. When the pair are forced to spend the day together on their Peckham estate Yemi is forced to confront local bullies, the unattainable girl of his dreams and his own African heritage, eventually teaching both of them the values of family and self-respect.

Gone Too Far! is a sparky comedy backed by the BFI Film Fund and produced by Poisson Rouge Pictures. Based on the Olivier Award-winning stage play by Bola Agbaje, first performed at The Royal Court, Gone Too Far! is the feature debut of director Destiny Ekaragha.

Directed by: Destiny Ekaragha
Written by: Bola Agbaje
Cast: Malachi Kirby, O.C. Ukeje, Adelayo Adedayo, Tosin Cole and Shanika Warren-Markland

Produced by: Christopher Granier-Deferre

2014 | UK | Run Time: 87 Mins | Certificate 12

DVD Extras: ‘Tight Jeans’ Short film / Trailer / Behind the Scenes / TV Spots

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