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  • IN PRODUCTION - On Resistance Street

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    ON RESISTANCE STREET is a 90-minute feature length documentary, addressing the 'culture wars' of the present era. It is a powerful, no-holds-barred portrait of the contemporary cultural zeitgeist, featuring contributions from many renowned artists musicians, writers, film...

  • 1234
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    1234 is about a band. Not a band on tour or a band with a record deal or a drug-addled reunion, but the sort of band that everyone knows and most of us have been in at some time or other.

    A band that rehearses every Saturday in the community centre, a band that has to save up to record a demo, t...

  • Anarchy! The Mclaren/Westwood Gang

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    Described as 'fascinating' by Wendy Ide in The Observer, Anarchy! McLaren Westwood Gang was released to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the birth of Punk.

    Director Phil Strongman was at the heart of the punk movement selling T-shirts in the Kings Road and later went on to chronicle the period ...

  • The Go-Betweens - Right Here

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    The Go-Betweens - Right Here uncovers the intensely passionate, creative and fraught relationships behind one of the most loved and influential bands in Australian rock history.

    It is a heartfelt story of discovery, uncovering the intensely passionate, creative and fraught relationships that for...

  • KARP - Kill All Redneck Pricks

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    The film chronicles both the band's triumphs and the personal tragedies that befall them as they pursue their dreams.

    It's about how friendships can change over the course of growing up and how people react in the face of adversity. Most of all, it’s about the music that, years later, still hasn...

  • Wilko Johnson - The Ecstasy Of Wilko Johnson

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    The Ecstasy of Wilko Johnson confronts our worst nightmares of impending death and turns them upside down. It tells the extraordinary, yet universal story of legendary musician Wilko Johnson who, diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and given a few months to live, accepted his fate with uplifting pos...

  • New Model Army - Between Dog And Wolf

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    New Model Army have been one of the biggest underground music artists for over quarter of a century. To their global community of fans they mean everything. Yet mainstream success has so far eluded them.

    This film is the story of the band and, in particular, their charismatic and unconventional...

  • Lee Scratch Perry - Visions of Paradise

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    Lee Scratch Perry's Vision of Paradise is a unique project in many ways: it’s not a biography but rather a fairy-tale documentary.

    The director followed Lee Perry for 15 years and discovered a story that is almost impossible to believe: a revelation, told about and with one of the major protago...

  • Romeo & Juliet: A Love Song

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    Set against the backdrop of a hot summer at the Verona Campground, two kids from feuding families, the Montagues and the Capulets, notice each other for the first time.

    With naivety and in secrecy, they put aside all their parents cannot and discover they alone can turn their households' rancour...

  • Lee Thompson - One Man's Madness

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    Lee 'Kix' Thompson is a most unlikely character. Early career choices had him spend a year in Borstal. He still hasn't found the receipt for his first saxophone. Luckily, he met two other unlikely characters: Mike 'Barso' Barson and 'Chrissy Boy' Foreman who shared his interests of graffiti, trai...

  • Joe Strummer - I Need a Dodge

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    A Tindog Film, produced and directed by Nick Hall, this is the story of Joe Strummer’s self-imposed exile in Granada in 1985/86.

    Whilst in Spain and needing wheels, tracking down a Barreiros, essentially a European edition of the Dodge-Dart, became a mission. After returning to the UK for the b...