Magazine article Screen International

Visit Adds Rubika Shah's 70s Punk Doc 'White Riot' to EFM Slate (Exclusive)

Magazine article Screen International

Visit Adds Rubika Shah's 70s Punk Doc 'White Riot' to EFM Slate (Exclusive)

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The film is based on Shah’s short White Riot: London that premiered at Sundance 2017.

‘White Riot’

Ryan Kampe’s New York-based Visit Films has added writer-director Rubika Shah’s documentary White Riot to its EFM slate.

The film is based on Shah’s short White Riot: London that premiered at Sundance 2017 and went on to screen at Berlin, Tel Aviv and Sheffield Doc/Fest, among others.

White Riot is currently in production and explores how punk influenced politics in late-1970s Britain, a time of deep social unrest. The film follows three artists and fanzine creators who fought the neo-Nazi National Front, and overcame death threats, physical attacks and police brutality to create the British civil rights movement Rock Against Racism. …

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