by Mary Murphy
In honor of Bob Marley’s 75th birthday, the acclaimed documentary MARLEY has opened in Virtual and Traditional Cinemas starting July 31, 2020!
Born into poverty in rural Jamaica, Bob Marley became a prophet for the world’s oppressed, preaching peace, love, and understanding with a universal language – song. Now in 2020, the Marley family has rolled out a yearlong MARLEY75 commemorative series of events across all forms of media in celebration of the legendary cultural icon, on what would have been Marley’s seventy-fifth birthday. As part of this series of special events, audiences can see in virtual and traditional theaters a special re-release of MARLEY, in which Oscar-winning filmmaker Kevin Macdonald combines unheard tracks, unseen footage, and intimate interviews to paint a definitive portrait of the legendary artist.
Featuring a combination of music concerts, documentary footage and interviews with Bob Marley, Ziggy Marley, Jimmy Cliff, Cedella Marley, Rita Marley, Chris Blackwell and more, viewers are going to love it!
Directed by Kevin Macdonald and produced by: Ziggy Marley, Steve Bing, Charles Steel, the trailer may be viewed here:
With each ticket purchase, recipients will receive an exclusive Ziggy Marley song download pack. Additionally, all ticket purchases will be entered to win a grand prize package, including a yet to be released Bob Marley photo book, Marley vinyl and select other Marley merchandise.
Running Time: 145 minutes. For more information, please visit: https://www.bluefoxentertainment.com/films/marley
ABOUT BOB MARLEY: A Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Marley is notable not only as the man who put reggae on the global map, but, as a statesman in his native Jamaica. He famously brought together the country’s warring factions. Today, Bob Marley remains one of the 20th century’s most important and influential entertainment icons. Marley’s lifestyle and music continue to inspire new generations as his legacy lives on through his music. In the digital era, he has the second-highest social media following of any posthumous celebrity, with the official Bob Marley Facebook page drawing more than 70 million fans, ranking it among the Top 20 of all Facebook pages and Top 10 among celebrity pages. Marley’s music catalog has sold millions of albums worldwide. His iconic collection LEGEND holds the distinction of being the longest-charting album in the history of Billboard magazine’s Catalog Albums chart and remains the world’s best-selling reggae album. Marley’s accolades include inductions into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (1994) and ASCAP Songwriters Hall of Fame (2010), a GRAMMY® Lifetime Achievement Award (2001), multiple entries in the GRAMMY® Hall Of Fame, and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (2001). For more information visit: bobmarley.com and facebook.com/bobmarley.