Poly Styrene: I Am a Cliché | Kumu dokumentaal

Schedule

Wed Jan 19 2022 at 06:00 pm

Location

Kumu Auditoorium | Tallinn, HA

Poly Styrene: I Am a Clich\u00e9 | Kumu dokumentaal Inglise punkbändi X-Ray Spex laulja Poly Styrene (kodanikunimega Marianne Joan Elliott-Said) oli üks esimesi, kes nägi Sex Pistolsi ühte varajast esinemist pooltühjas kontsertsaalis. Kuigi ta ei tahtnud olla nagu Sex Pistols, muutis nähtu tema elu. Somaalia juurtega noorest neiust sai laulja ja saksofonimängija, hiljem ka punkikoon, kes võis laval kriisata küll identiteedi ja sotsiaalse ebaõigluse pärast, ent lavalt maha tulles oli ta relvitult armas.
Varalahkunud lauljannast tehtud dokumentaalfilmis räägib oma emast kriitiliselt, kuid siiski imetluse ja armastusega tema tütar Celeste Bell. Näeme haruldasi arhiivikaadreid 1970. aastate keskpaiga briti pungiliikumisest, mis tõestavad kõike muud kui seda, et Poly Styrene oli klišee.
Filmi juhatab sisse punkkultuuri uurija ja etnoloog Aimar Ventsel. Film linastub inglise keeles.
Kõik Kumu dokumentaali linastused on tasuta.
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The lead singer of the English punk band X-Ray Spex, Poly Styrene (real name Marianne Joan Elliott-Said), was one of the witnesses of an early performance by the Sex Pistols in a half-empty concert venue. Although she didn’t want to be like the Sex Pistols, this event changed her life. The young part-Somali woman became a singer and saxophone player and was later seen as a punk icon. On stage she screamed about the injustices connected with identity and social standing, but outside of concerts she was disarming and delightful.
In the documentary about the late singer, her daughter Celeste Bell talks about her mother critically but with wonder and love. We see archive footage of the punk movement in the middle of the 1970s that proves that Poly Styrene was far more than a mere cliché.
All Kumu Documentary screenings free of charge.

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Kumu Auditoorium, 34 August Weizenbergi, 10127 Tallinn, Harju County, Estonia, Tallinn, Estonia
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