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      White Riot

      2019 1h 20m Documentary Music TRAILER for White Riot: Trailer 1 List White Riot: Trailer 1 White Riot: Trailer 1 2:05 View more videos
      100% Tomatometer 51 Reviews 82% Audience Score Fewer than 50 Ratings An exploration of how punk influenced politics in late-1970s Britain when a group of artists united to take on the National Front. Read More Read Less Watch on Fandango at Home Buy Now

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      Raw and energetic like the music that inspired the 1970s political movement, White Riot offers invaluable insight into how music can change the world -- and how Rock Against Racism still resonates.

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      Alexandra Heller-Nicholas ABC Radio (Australia) White Riot is a wild ride, a timely but never preachy reminder that Black lives mattering is not a new fight for those in the music industry. Rated: 4/5 Mar 24, 2021 Full Review David Stratton The Australian The film is a reminder as to how deeply entrenched are the roots of fascism, and not only in Britain. Rated: 4/5 Mar 20, 2021 Full Review Paul Byrnes Sydney Morning Herald The film is highly entertaining, suitably chaotic and unpredictable, but with a clear purpose -- to show that RAR made a difference. Rated: 4/5 Mar 18, 2021 Full Review Cris Kennedy The Canberra Times (Australia) The music of the film is the music of this movement, and Red Saunders managed to draw around his idea artists of like mind. Rated: 4/5 Aug 17, 2022 Full Review Dorothy Woodend The Tyee (British Columbia) The film hammers home the scope of the problem... Nov 8, 2021 Full Review Sarah Ward Concrete Playground Delivers a vital history lesson on a crucial piece of activism - as well as a reminder that inflammatory rhetoric always demands a response. Mar 23, 2021 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Kevin L Good overview of the Rock Against Racism shows and the anti-racism movement in London, and the general sociopolitical culture of the 70's in GB. Some nice clips of some of the better bands on the scene at the time, esp. The Clash, Tom Robinson Band, and Sham '69. Great stuff that Saunders, Black, Bovell, Gregory and others were leading the charge on. 3.8 stars Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 03/01/23 Full Review Audience Member One of the greatest movies I have ever seen. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 01/12/23 Full Review Read all reviews Post a rating

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      Synopsis An exploration of how punk influenced politics in late-1970s Britain when a group of artists united to take on the National Front.
      Rubika Shah
      Ed Gibbs
      Ed Gibbs, Rubika Shah
      Production Co
      Visit Films, Creative England, Smoking Bear Productions, National Lottery
      Documentary, Music
      Original Language
      English (United Kingdom)
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Dec 3, 2020
      1h 20m
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