Just weeks after the release of the ISO-8 Fantôme Kino film, the Austrian photography company Lomography has announced another film – Babylon Kino.

The ISO 13 black-and-white 35mm film is based on a “German cinema film” according to Lomography, which makes it likely that the film is a rebranding of an ORWO emulsion.

The new film was announced as a pre-order on Tuesday morning (14 April).

In a statement, Lomography said: “As you’ll know, we released the Fantôme Kino B&W Film just two weeks ago, and we are delighted to be back with yet more to offer – we work hard to keep the analogue community inspired in the good times and the difficult ones too! Introducing our second film release of 2020 – the Lomography Babylon Kino B&W ISO 13 Film.

“Available to preorder now with 20% off from final retail price, this delicate 35 mm addition to our Kino B&W film family captures life’s most emotive moments in detailed tender renderings.”

The film is expected to retail for £8.50 a pack and Lomography says it will be available in July.

The launch of the new film comes after the release of two other black-and-white films in the last 18 months, the ISO 400 Berlin Kino and the ISO 100 Potsdam Kino films, both of which are rebranded version of ORWO films.

You can see some more of the sample shots provided by Lomography in the gallery below.

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