Palm Pictures Acquires New Bob Marley Documentary
Palm Pictures, the independent film company owned by Chris Blackwell has acquired the rights to the Danny Glover produced, Bob Marley documentary entitled “Africa Unite".
The film captures the inaugural trip of the Marley Clan to Ethiopia, a country that mesmerized the late reggae legend. It contains footage of the 2005 “Africa Unite” concert attended by over 300,000 people from all over the world and features rare footage of live performances by Bob Marley, and his descendants in tribute.
Danny Glover, the films executive producer noted that proceeds from the film receipts will be donated to UNICEF in an effort to provide poor relief to thousands of displaced Africans within Ethiopia, Dafur and the rest of Africa.
“Africa Unite” will feature appearances by Members of the Marley Clan, acclaimed actor and humanitarian Danny Glover and Maryam Selassie the granddaughter of His Imperial Masjesty, King Haile Selassie I .
The Film will hit select theatres this Christmas and the DVD will be released in early 2008.
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