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Babylon

Babylon

Babylon

Franco Rosso / IT, 1980 / 95 min.

In the years around 1980, punk had thoroughly changed the face of British pop culture. The subculture of young British Jamaicans, however, was equally subversive and vibrant. Babylon, a controversial film that was banned in the US for a long time, gave them a voice, not only in terms of music but also in terms of their position in society.

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Director

Franco Rosso

Production year

1980

Country

IT

Original title

Babylon

Length

95 min.

Language

English

Format

DCP

Part of

Black Light

Black Light highlights the representation of black identity in films, from 1920 to the present.

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Illustration Brian Elstak
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