The Punk Rock Movie

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Punk rock film is formed from super-8 camera images shot by Don Letts, the disc jockey at the Roxy club during the early days of the movement of punk rock in the UK between 1977 and 1979. The film captures the energy and vitality of this period, and archive footage features live bands The Clash, the Sex Pistols, Wayne County and the Electric Chairs, Generation X, Slaughter and the Dogs, The Slits, Siouxsie & the Banshees, Eater, Subway Sect, X-Ray Spex, Alternative TV and The Heartbreakers. All live footage was filmed at the Roxy, but the Sex Pistols, which was filmed on the screen of On The Green Cinema in London on April 3, 1977 (Sid Vicious first gig with the band).

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