Lee Scratch Perry’s Vision Of Paradise Documentary Trailer

shockwebpic_leescratchperryvisionCheck out the brand new trailer for Vision Of Paradise, a documentary project on Lee Scratch Perry directed by German filmmaker Volker Schaner. The film which was Kickstarted a couple of years ago is now complete and gives us a look into the life and times of one of the most unique dub/reggae artists of our time.

Lee Scratch Perry is a godfather of both reggae and dub. Starting in the late 60s with The Upsetters, he wrote the book on Jamaican mixing desk trickery, then constantly ripped it up to create new aural blueprints for the music, via his Black Ark productions of the following decade.

For the past 15 years Volker has followed Perry on a spiritual and geographical journey taking in Jamacia, Ethopia, Germany, Switzerland and London. Over this period Volker has earned Perry’s trust, resulting in a never-before-granted level of access and insight into Perrys’ fantastical, spiritual world. This classic-in-the-making tells a story of epic, magical propotions that’s not a biography, more fairytale documentary, which is in turns funny, poetic and frequently mind blowing.

There are currently limited screenings of the film in North America and Europe, watch their page for a showing near you.

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