Film Series

Punk Rock Girls

 
 
May 7—Jun 1, 2014
 
 
 
 
 
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Part of BAMcinématek

To mark the release of Lukas Moodysson’s punk rock valentine We Are the Best!, BAMcinématek pays homage to the fearless, Mohawk-sporting, safety pin-wearing, guitar-wielding women who stick it to the Man.


 
PAST EVENTS
Film
We Are the Best!
 

Three teens find salvation in punk rock in Lukas Moodysson’s ode to youthful rebellion.

Wed, May 7, 2014
Sneak Preview
 
 
Film
Breaking Glass
 

A New Waver must decide whether to go mainstream or stay true to her rebel-rocker roots.

Wed, May 14, 2014
Curator's Choice
 
 
Film
Starstruck
 

An eager New Waver dreams of hitting it big in this awesomely 80s Aussie musical.

Thu, May 15, 2014
 
 
Film
Times Square
 

Two teens escape a mental institution and form a punk rock duo in this cult/queer classic.

Wed, May 21, 2014
 
 
Film
Out of the Blue
 

The planet’s most messed up family combusts in Dennis Hopper’s scorching domestic tragedy.

Thu, May 22, 2014
 
 
Film
Josie and the Pussycats
 

Josie and her Pussycats go from garage rockers to pre-fab pop-stars in this sly satire.

Thu, May 29, 2014
 
 
Film
Popularity is So Boring: Punk Shorts
 

Riot grrrls, queer punks, and No Wave icons fly their freak-flags in this shorts program.

Thu, May 29, 2014
 
 
Film
Liquid Sky
 

A startling sci-fi New Wave vision of New York City.

Fri, May 30, 2014
 
 
Film
Jubilee
 

Derek Jarman’s nihilistic vision of post-punk apocalyptic ultra-violence.

Fri, May 30, 2014
 
 
Film
Ladies and Gentlemen, The Fabulous Stains
 

An all-girl garage band hits it big in this brash and bratty music industry satire.

Sat, May 31, 2014
 
 
Film
Desperately Seeking Susan
 

Madonna and Rosanna Arquette star as women mixed up in a case of amnesia in New York's downtown scene.

Sun, Jun 1, 2014
 
 
Film
Smithereens
 

A talentless New Waver dreams of joining the East Village punk rock scene.

Sun, Jun 1, 2014