NewFest Pride: REBEL DYKES - NewFest


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Rabble-rousing documentary set in 1980s post-punk London tells the unheralded story of a community of activist dykes


Charting the explosive 1980s era when punk met feminism, REBEL DYKES arrives in all its ass-kicking, leather-wearing glory!

This rabble-rousing documentary follows a tight-knit group of friends who met at Greenham Common peace camp and went on to become artists, performers, musicians and activists in London.
Part of NewFest Pride 2021
$12 Ticket | $10 for Members
$25 4-day Pass | $22 for Members
A heady mash-up of animation, archive footage and interviews tells the story of a radical scene: squatters, BDSM nightclubs, anti-Thatcher rallies, protests demanding action around AIDS, trans-inclusivity, and the fierce ties of chosen families. Get a glimpse into an extraordinary, bygone world of those who lived out their politics with heartfelt conviction and lived to tell the tale. 82 min

This screening was followed by an exclusive Q&A with the filmmakers.

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Harri Shanahan, Sian Williams