Babylon (1980)

Lecture Room 3 - Arts Building
Monday 22 October 2018 (17:00-19:00)

Black History on Film: screening of Babylon (1980), followed by a panel discussion featuring Dr Rob Waters (History), Dr Sadiah Qureshi (History), and Professor Gavin Schaffer (History).

Babylon focuses on the life of Blue, a reggae musician in South East London. The film provides a searing portrait of Black life in 1980s Britain and deals with themes of police brutality, poverty, and disillusionment.

Organised by Dr Michell Chresfield.

All welcome! Snacks will be provided.