Reggae by Bus – classic documentary on Reggae Music

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The documentary “Reggae by Bus” was produced in 1979 during the 2nd Reggae Sunsplash Festival in Jamaica. This movie deals with Reggae music and its philosophy. Interviews with nyabinghi drummers, rastas and reggae artists like Burning Spear and Peter Tosh. Also included in this documentary are live takes from the Sunsplash – Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, Burning Spear and more.

The movie is cut into 12 parts on Youtube and really worth to watch. Directed by Stefan Paul from Germany and produced by Arsenal KG, Tübingen, Cinekreis Film GmbH, Berlin and Süddeutscher Rundfunk Fernsehen, Stuttgart.

Great material and interesting sequences, highly recommended.

Part I – Introduction

Part II – Third World

Part III – Third World, Burning Spear

Part IV

Part V

Part VI

Part VII


Part IX

Part X

Part XI

Part XII

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