Africa Unite

Overview

In this concert staged on what would have been reggae legend Bob Marley's sixtieth birthday, a whole host of musicians gather in historic Meskel Square of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia for a twelve hour concert presented to highlight Marley's timeless message of universal unity and understanding. In addition to capturing many of the performances on camera, the filmmakers also turn their attentions to the UNICEF-sponsored symposia and numerous children's workshops that were conducted during the week-long "Africa Unite" ...
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Overview

In this concert staged on what would have been reggae legend Bob Marley's sixtieth birthday, a whole host of musicians gather in historic Meskel Square of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia for a twelve hour concert presented to highlight Marley's timeless message of universal unity and understanding. In addition to capturing many of the performances on camera, the filmmakers also turn their attentions to the UNICEF-sponsored symposia and numerous children's workshops that were conducted during the week-long "Africa Unite" celebration, and addressing such crucial issues as human rights, HIV/AIDS awareness, conflict transformation, and youth and women's empowerment. Contributors include Danny Glover, Lauryn Hill, Rita Marley, and many of the Marley children.
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Special Features

50 minutes of exclusive additional concert performances; Interviews with the Marley Brothers & Rita Marley; Excerpts from Africa Unite: Ghana; Archival Bob Marley footage, New York City 1980; Photo gallery
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/12/2008
  • UPC: 660200316129
  • Original Release: 2007
  • Rating:

  • Source: Palm Pictures / Umvd
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:29:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 38,497

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Rita Marley Participant
Danny Glover Participant
Angelique Kidjo
Lauryn Hill
Ziggy Marley
Cedella Marley
Sharon Marley
Stephen Marley
Ky-mani Marley
Julian Marley
Damian Marley
Teddy Afro
Bob Andy
Cedella Booker
Dudley Thompson
Technical Credits
Stephanie Black Director, Producer
Coll Anderson Sound Editor, Sound Mixer
Joslyn Barnes Executive Producer
Axel Baumann Cinematographer
Chris Browne Cinematographer
Danny Glover Executive Producer
Marian Sears Hunter Editor
Laura Israel Editor
Arthur Jafa Cinematographer
Sean John Cinematographer
Kyle Kibbe Cinematographer
Rita Marley Executive Producer
Cedella Marley Executive Producer
Asha Michail Cinematographer
Ras Bobby Morgan Associate Producer
Malik Hassan Sayeed Cinematographer
Carla Swanson Cinematographer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Africa Unite
1. Roots Rock Reggae [7:19]
2. Exodus: Movement of Jah People [4:48]
3. Symposium: So Much Things to Say [4:50]
4. Get Up, Stand Up [4:57]
5. Angelique Kidjo [4:42]
6. My Father's Message [2:46]
7. Teddy Afro [3:08]
8. Give Us the Teachings of His Majesty [4:07]
9. Bob Andy [5:31]
10. Zimbabwe [6:58]
11. Forever Loving Jah [3:52]
12. War [7:08]
13. African Union [7:18]
14. Coming In From the Cold [4:49]
15. Could You Be Loved [6:22]
16. He's a Legend [2:59]
17. Africa Unite [4:03]
18. Credits [2:45]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Africa Unite
   Play
   Set-Up
      5.1 Dolby Surround
      2.0 Stereo
   Scene Selection
   Extras
      Addtional Concert Performances
         Play All
         Bahia - Angelique Kidjo
         Natty Dread - Julian Marley
         Burnin' and Lootin' - Stephen Marley
         I Shot the Sheriff - Ziggy Marley
         The House That Bob Built - Cedella Booker
         Who Feels It Knows It - Rita Marley
         Three Little Birds - I-Threes
         Selassie Is the Chapel - Cedella Booker
         Jamming - Ziggy Marley
         Is This Love - Stephen Marley
         Rebel Music - Ky-Mani Marley
      Bob Performs "Redemption Song," 1980
      An Interview With the Marley Brothers
      An Interview With Rita Marley
      Stills From Africa Unite
      U.S. Trailer
      UNICEF Speak Africa Campaign
      Palm Pictures Previews
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