Some say it only lasted a hundred days, others that it only lasted at the Hundred Club, but here it is, kicking and spitting in a way that will make you want to walk the King’s Road in your bondage straps and spiky collar one more Saturday afternoon, pine over M&S replacing S&M, and lament the loss of a social phenomenon diverse enough to be so many things to so many people that it just had to turn into something else. ‘Fuck you! I don’t care what you think! I’m doing what I want to do!’ – Siouxsie Sioux.
Grammy award-winning Don Letts has come a long way since I saw his first shaking Super8 movie shot on a birthday-present-Beaulieu at the ICA in 1977. He’s made many films about punk, but Punk: Attitude puts it into its most comprehensive and visionary context yet. CZ
Playing with The Libertines: Fuck the Police
LIBERTINES: FUCK THE POLICE
UK DV 18 mins Director/Producer Anne McCloy Featuring The Libertines Print Source firstname.lastname@example.org
21 March 2003 Teesdale Street E2. The Libertines play a gig for friends and fans only to be interrupted by disgruntled neighbours and shut down by the cops.