From Thursday September 17th: White Riot
Directed by: Rubika Shah, England, 2019, 80 min.
Featuring: Red Saunders, Dennis Bovell, Mykaell Riley
Documentary about a group of music lovers who, together with The Clash and other top punk bands, created the great anti-racism movement in Great Britain in the late 1970s. Supporters of the National Front, adorned with Nazi symbols, marched through the streets en masse. Eric Clapton and Rod Stewart expressed their support for this. A young David Bowie who says “Britain” needs a fascist leader. It is these statements that are the trigger for a group befriended artists and musicians to start a counter movement: Rock Against Racism.