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White Riot

Unrated

UK Cinema Release Date

Friday 26th June 2020

Estimated UK DVD/Blu-Ray Release Date

October-December 2020
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Genres:

Documentary, Music

Language:

English

Runtime:

1 hour 20 minutes (approx.)

Movie Synopsis:

Expanding her (White Riot: London (2017)) short documentary film, Rubika Shah's energizing film charts a vital London protest movement. Rock Against Racism (RAR) was formed in 1976, prompted by 'music's biggest colonialist' Eric Clapton and his support of racist MP Enoch Powell. White Riot (2019) blends fresh interviews with queasy archive footage to recreate a hostile environment of anti-immigrant hysteria and National Front marches. As neo-Nazis recruited the nation's youth, RAR's multicultural punk and reggae gigs provided rallying points for resistance. As founder Red Saunders explains: 'We peeled away the Union Jack to reveal the swastika'. The campaign grew from Hoxton fanzine roots to 1978's huge antifascist carnival in Victoria Park, featuring X-Ray Spex, Steel Pulse and of course The Clash, whose rock star charisma and gale-force conviction took RAR's message to the masses.

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Dennis Bovell

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Pauline Black

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Mykaell Riley

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Red Saunders

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Ruth Gregory

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Pervez Bilgrami

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