The film will investigate the reggae hero's influence on culture, politics and identity in the UK.
They are Britain’s most successful reggae band, in terms of both popularity and longevity. Aswad’s ability to adapt themselves to the changing times was ultimately the driving force behind their decades-long career.
In inner-city clubs young West Indians were meeting Mods, who loved the sharp style, and British youths’ love affair with Jamaican music grew ever stronger.
The well-established and deep-rooted links between reggae and punk are being celebrated on ‘Punky Reggae Selecta,' just out from Universal Music Catalogue.