She’s A Punk Rocker UK is a documentary that tells the story directly from the punk women who created the Punk scene in the UK – the women before the Sex Pistols appeared on TV and revealed an underground punk world to the public. It is an insight into female punk rock – a culture that has been greatly misunderstood and misrepresented in the media. Their stories explore the experiences of being a punk rocker life stores gigs fashion music Politics friends relationships and events. The present media interest in punk rock is a male dominated vision of the era. This documentary specifically reassesses womens roles in a dynamic movement that irreversibly changed the face of society politics art and music. Featuring women punk rockers from bands of the era including Poly Styrene of X-Ray Spex Vi Subversa of Poison Girls Eve Libertine & Gee of Crass Gaye Black of The Adverts Michelle of Brigandage Ruth & Janet of Hagar The Womb and journalists authors and photographers Julie Burchill and Caroline Comb and more.
28 February 2011