QUAD Save the Queen

Date: 13 Jun 2024 - 2 Jul 2024

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To accompany the exhibition Jubilee City – Derby Punk in the 1970s QUAD presents a season of films looking at the various ways punk has broken out of the record stores and concert halls and onto the big screen.

Films screening:

On Resistance Street (Adv. 15) 2024 UK Dir: Richard David
Screening 26 April – 2 May

A new documentary examining the role music plays in the fight against fascism, racism and bigotry, featuring interviews with members of The Sex Pistols, Stiff Little Fingers, The Men They Couldn’t Hang, The Defects, The Outcasts, and more.

Repo Man (18) 1984 USA Dir: Alex Cox
Screening 24 & 28 May

A sci-fi punk mash-up in which a teenage punk comes up against some of L.A.s finest weirdos when he takes a job as a car repossessor.

We Are The Best! (15) 2013 Sweden Dir: Lukas Moodysson
Screening 1 & 5 June

In early 80s Stockholm, two 13 year old girls form a band and are not going to let the fact that they have only written one song or adults’ insistence that punk is dead stop them living out their punk dreams.

Green Room (18) 2015 USA Dir: Jeremy Saulnier
Screening 7 & 12 June

A punk band books a gig at a remote bar without realising that the bar’s staff and clientele are violent skinheads. When the band witness a backstage crime, they are soon pitted against violent extreme-right criminals.

Liquid Sky (18) 1982 USA Dir: Slava Tsukerman
Screening 14 & 18 June

A fashion model unwittingly becomes a host for aliens which are on the hunt for hard drugs in a gender-bending sci-fi tale set against the backdrop of New York’s early 80s music scene.

Out Of The Blue (15) 1980 USA Dir: Dennis Hopper
Screening 22 & 26 June

Sex Pistols obsessed 15-year-old Cebe (Linda Manz) yearns to escape the backwater town she lives in with her junkie mother. When her father (Dennis Hopper) returns home from jail the family enters a deeply destructive spiral.

Nightclubbing: The Birth Of Punk Rock in NYC (15) 2022 USA Dir: Danny Garcia
Sid: The Final Curtain 2022 USA Dir: Danny Garcia
Screening 28 June & 2 July

A documentary on Max’s Kansas City, the New York nightclub which birthed the punk movement in the USA, plus a short film detailing Sid Vicious’s final live shows which took place at Max’s in September 1978.

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