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Idris Elba Discusses Writing Music, Operating Camera for Directorial Debut ‘Yardie’

Idris Elba used his experience as both an actor and a DJ to infuse his directorial debut 'Yardie' with songs reminiscent of 1970s Jamaica and 1980s London.

Idris Elba’s ‘Yardie’ Heading to Berlin as Festival Completes Panorama Lineup

New films from Kim Ki-duk and Ursula Meier are among the highlights of the festival sidebar.

‘Yardie’: Film Review | Sundance 2018

Idris Elba steps behind the camera with this adaptation of Victor Headley's British cult novel 'Yardie,' about a young Jamaican with a score to settle, navigating the drug-dealing underworld of 1980s London.