White Riot

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Thu 18 Jun - Fri 31 Jul

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Winner of the Best Documentary Prize at the BFI London Film Festival last year, Rubika Shah’s energising film charts the formation of a vital London protest movement. Rock Against Racism (RAR,) in 1976, which blends fresh interviews with queasy archive footage to recreate a hostile environment of anti-immigrant hysteria and National Front marches. As neo-Nazis recruited the nation’s youth, RAR’s multicultural punk and reggae gigs provided rallying points for resistance.