'She's a Punk Rocker UK'
Directed by Zillah Minx
A Punk Rocker UK' is a documentary by and about Punk Rock women. Featuring
women punk rockers such as Poly Styrene and Gaye Advert, it tells the story
of Punk directly from the women punks who shocked the world - women who
were on the scene before the Sex Pistols appeared on TV and revealed the
underground Punk world to the public.
The lives of these women will reveal an insight into female punks and a culture that has been greatly misunderstood and misrepresented in the media. Their stories explore the experience of being a punk: life stories, gigs, fashion, music, politics, friends, relationships & events. The women, to a varying extent, agree that today they are still punks at heart, if not in appearance.
The present media interest in punk is still a male-dominated vision of the era. This documentary specifically reassess women's roles in a dynamic movement that irreversibly changed the face of society, politics, art and music. Crass women Eve Libertine & Gee; Vi Subversa (Poison Girls); Michelle (Brigandage), Caroline Coon and many others reveal life as anarchist punks.
Zillah Minx's immediate involvement within the Punk movement has allowed her exclusive access to these strong-minded women, who were an integral and vital part of the Punk movement. Dating from 1977 to the present day, the resulting unique oral histories provide not only a fascinating insight into their lives & attitudes, but also an important social study of this explosive time.
- Text from DVD Sleeve
a Punk Rocker UK'