Fire in Babylon
Stevan Riley
Feature

Friday Aug 3, 2012
Free Show

VENUE
Queens Museum of Art
on the lawn
Queens Museum of Art New York City Building Flushing Meadows Corona Park Queens, NY 11368-3398`
Via #7 Flushing, Queens. Exit Mets-Willets Point and follow the signs to Flushing Meadows Corona Park through the exit ramp of the station into the park. Then, follow signs for the Queens Museum on a fifteen-minute walk through the park to the museum, which is located next to the Unisphere, the giant steel globe. The entrance is on the side facing the parking lot.

SHOW
6:30PMLive Music
8:30PMFilm Begins
IN THE EVENT OF RAIN, SHOW WILL HAPPEN INDOORS AT THE QUEENS MUSEUM.

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Queens Museum of Art
WNYC New York Public Radio
NYSCA New York State Council of the Arts
NYC & Co.
City of New York Parks and Recreation
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Fire in Babylon (Stevan Riley | UK | 83 min.)

Official Link: http://fireinbabylon.com/

Breathtaking story of how the West Indies triumphed over its colonial masters through the achievements of one of the most gifted teams in sporting history. In a turbulent era of apartheid in South Africa; race riots in England and civil unrest in the Caribbean, the West Indian cricketers, led by the enigmatic Viv Richards, struck a defiant blow at the forces of white prejudice worldwide. Their undisputed skill, combined with a fearless spirit, allowed them to dominate the genteel game at the highest level, replaying it on their own terms. This is their story, told in their own words.


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