Jamaica

BABYLON

, , | 1980 | 1 hr 35 mins. | | ,

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Franco Rosso’s incendiary Babylon had its world premiere at Cannes in 1980 but went unreleased in the U.S. for “being too controversial, and likely to incite racial tension” (Vivien Goldman, Time Out). Raw and smoldering, it follows a young dance hall DJ (Brinsley Forde, frontman of landmark British reggae group Aswad) in South London as he…

REGGAE PARTY NIGHT – cult film “BABYLON” (reception at 6:30 with Red Stripe Beer and Caribbean food)

, , | 1980 | 1 hr 35 mins. | | ,

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Join us for a special night of good vibes and “irie” music as we celebrate the birthday of Reggae legend Jimmy Cliff (April 1st). Doors will open at 6:30 for a special reception in our lobby, complete with Red Stripe Beer and food from Vineyard Caribbean. At 7:30 pm we will screen…

Special Benefit: MARLEY presented with WYOB-FM (MVRHS student station)

, | 2012 | 144 minutes | | ,
Directed by Kevin Macdonald

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WYOB-FM and the MV Film Society have teamed up to host a fundraiser for WYOB (MVRHS student run radio station) in honor of Jimmy Cliff’s April 1st birthday. Bob Marley’s universal appeal, impact on music history and role as a social and political prophet is both unique and unparalleled. Marley is the definitive…

Special Benefit: THE HARDER THEY COME presented with WYOB-FM

| 1972 | 105 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Perry Henzell

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WYOB-FM and the MV Film Society have teamed up to host a fundraiser for FM WYOB in honor of Jimmy Cliff’s April 1st birthday. Reggae legend Jimmy Cliff stars as Ivan Martin, an aspiring young singer who leaves his rural village for the capital city of Kingston, Jamaica hoping to make a name…