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Alton Ellis in Reggae in a Babylon

Reggae in a Babylon

1978 NR

Documentary filmmaker Wolfgang Büld turns his cameras on the reggae music movement that blossomed in England in the 1970s, a thriving scene born of the union between Jamaican music and spirituality and the rebellious spirit of the times. Interviews with leading artists and live performances by Steel Pulse, Jimmy Lindsay, Alton Ellis and others reveal reggae's magnetic pull that captivated a generation of young Britons.