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BFI Membership Quiz #105

Test your film and TV knowledge to win.

This week’s quiz celebrates the history of Reggae on Film, with a collection of questions on Jamaican and reggae-related cinema. All questions have been compiled especially for our Members by the BFI Reuben Library.

You can complete the quiz just for fun, but for the chance to win a month’s free subscription to BFI Player, don’t forget to submit your details into the prize draw before midday Monday 8 August.

Congratulations to last week’s quiz winner, Senni Whitaker!

When you finish, scroll down to view your score and enter our prize draw by following the link. Then fill in the short form and click submit. Good luck!

Babylon (1980)

Babylon (1980)

  1. Franco Rosso’s drama Babylon (1980) is an incendiary portrait of racial tension and police brutality set where?

  2. Rockers (1978)

    Rockers (1978)

    In Theodoros Bafaloukos’s film Rockers (1978), about a drummer in a Kingston ghetto trying to make extra money, what does Horsemouth buy to carry records to the sound systems around Jamaica?

  3. The Upsetter (2008)

    The Upsetter (2008)

    The Upsetter (2008), a documentary film about the Grammy Award-winning Jamaican music icon Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, is narrated by whom?

  4. No Place Like Home: Redux (2019)

    No Place Like Home: Redux (2019)

    Jamaican filmmaker Perry Henzell found, restored, recut and released his ‘lost’ film No Place Like Home: Redux in 2019, but when was the footage for the film originally shot?

  5. Do the Right Thing (1989)

    Do the Right Thing (1989)

    Dreadtown (2017) tells the story of British reggae group Steel Pulse, but what track did they contribute to Spike Lee’s Do the Right Thing (1989) soundtrack?

  6. Inna De Yard: The Soul of Jamaica (2019)

    Inna De Yard: The Soul of Jamaica (2019)

    Inna De Yard: The Soul of Jamaica (2019) shows the band performing in concert at which Parisian venue?

  7. The Harder They Come (1972)

    The Harder They Come (1972)

    Ivan and his friend go to see which film at their local cinema in the 1972 film The Harder They Come?

  8. Third World Cop (1999)

    Third World Cop (1999)

    In Third World Cop (1999), what is the nickname of one of the pairs of mercenaries who are also tasked with taking down the arms-trafficking ring, in direct competition to undercover policeman Capone (Paul Campbell)?

  9. Countryman (1982)

    Countryman (1982)

    What is the story fabricated by authorities around the young American couple who crash-land their plane in Jamaica in Dickie Jobson’s Countryman (1982)?

  10. Rudeboy (2019)

    Rudeboy (2019)

    Rudeboy: The Story of Trojan Records (2018) chronicles the history of the influential record label. When was it launched?

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