Dread Beat and Blood

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A portrait of Linton Kwesi Johnson and the Brixton community where he lives and works as a poet-activist. The film inter-cuts poetry readings, recordings and interviews. The film contains footage of street riots and demonstrations, including one in Bradford where the crowd chant some of Johnson's verse. It also includes footage of Johnson at poetry readings and in the recording studio.

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Direction: Franco Rosso

Script: Franco Rosso, Linton Kwesi Johnson

Cast: Linton Kwesi Johnson

Original Title: Dread Beat and Blood

Original Language: English

Subtitles: No subtitles

Film Production Country: United Kingdom

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