Why did Idris Elba direct ‘Yardie’? It was a chance to show Jamaican culture in a different light

Idris Elba talks about how directing “Yardie” gave him a chance to put Jamaica in a different light. He was with cast members Aml Ameen, Shantol Jackson, Sheldon Shepherd and Everaldo Creary at the L.A. Times Studio at Chase Sapphire on Main. FULL C