Washington (ANI): Palm Pictures will be bringing a documentary
about late Bob Marley"s family"s first trip to Ethiopia to the big
screen after acquiring the rights to it. The film 'Africa Unite" is
based on the 2005 event led by Rita Marley, the singer"s widow, and
includes a 12-hour concert attended by 300,000 people.
The documentary will contain rare footage of Marley in
performance, as well as corresponding footage of his family
performing his songs at the Africa Unite concert. Palm will
distribute "Africa Unite" theatrically this winter, with a DVD
release early next year, reports Variety. Executive producer on the
pic Danny Glover said that it was important to bring the film to
light, as it is an effort to serve African people in Marley's
Danny Glover"s production company and the event itself are
involved with Unicef. "Africa Unite" will take place in South
Africa this year.