We are delighted to welcome director Mark James (Widestream Films) and producer: Wael Kabbani (Iambic Dream Film) for a Q&A following the screening of this film.

STUDIO 17: THE LOST REGGAE TAPES tells the compelling story of the Chin’s - The Chinese Jamaican family behind “Studio 17”.

Located in downtown Kingston, Studio 17 became a legendary recording studio right at the heart of the music revolution that began after Jamaican independence from Great Britain in 1962.

“One of my favourite documentaries right now. It’s documentaries like this that bring us closer to the music” — Quincy Jones, via Forbes

“One of the finest reggae documentaries ever made” — John Masouri, Echoes

“A magical piece of work...fascinating insight into the earliest period of the music” — David Rodigan, BBC 1Xtra

“A good slice of truth that is going to inspire other stories to be told because the truth doesn’t go away” — Pat McKay, SiriusXM

  • Director :
  • Mark James
  • Release Date :
  • 06 Sep 2022
  • Certificate :
  • 12A
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