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Kingston, Jamaica – The Carib 5 cinema in Cross Roads recently hosted the world premiere of “One Love,” the biopic of reggae legend Bob Marley. This event marked a notable moment for Jamaican culture and film, celebrating a story that resonates deeply with the nation’s heritage.

Directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green, with Kingsley Ben-Adir portraying Bob Marley, “One Love” was first shown to a local audience, reflecting the pride Jamaica holds in its cultural icons. The film’s debut, scheduled ahead of its worldwide release, attracted various guests, including Brian Robbins, President and CEO of Paramount Pictures.

The premiere was a vibrant showcase of Jamaica’s rich cultural heritage, drawing notable personalities from various sectors including entertainment, politics, business, and social circles. Among the attendees was The Wailers’ own Aston Barrett Jr., who played his father in the film, adding a personal touch to the movie’s portrayal of The Wailers’ legacy.”

Ziggy and Cedella Marley, children of Bob Marley and co-producers of the film, played a key role in bringing their father’s story to the screen. In a conversation with Loop Entertainment, Ziggy Marley shared his satisfaction with how the film has turned out, from its conception to the final product.

The event also saw the attendance of the Duke of Sussex, Prince Harry, and his wife Meghan, adding a note of distinction to an evening focused on celebrating the life and music of Bob Marley.

One Love” stands as a tribute to Bob Marley, whose music and message continue to inspire across generations. The Jamaican premiere, set against the backdrop of the island’s rich culture, anticipates a positive reception for the film globally.

As “One Love” gets ready to reach audiences around the world, the Kingston premiere will be remembered as a night that honored Bob Marley’s legacy. The film, with its engaging narrative and portrayal, is expected to be a meaningful contribution to the story of reggae music.

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