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Here to be Heard: The Story of The Slits (2017)

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HERE TO BE HEARD: The Story of The Slits is a film about the world's first all-girl punk band formed in 1976 London. Contemporaries of The Clash and Sex Pistols, they were the pioneering godmothers of the musical movement known as "Punky Reggae". The film tells the story of the band and the lives of the women in it, from the its' inception to their end over 30 years later in 2010 at the death of lead vocalist Ari Up.

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All Critics (10)

Driven by its own punk-aesthetic - bold intertitles, archive celluloid, and so on - Badgley's film is a celebration of the band and their achievements.

August 28, 2018 | Full Review…

Lovingly done and holds your attention the whole way through.

July 16, 2018 | Full Review…

Now, The Slits' story is properly documented for the future generations to come.

June 28, 2018 | Full Review…

It's tight and gripping, relating a story that's vital yet underheard.

June 20, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

The background music frequently drowns out contributors' voices, while precious early footage is overlayed by annoyingly distracting typography, but if you can forgive these blemishes, this is still the singular story of a genuinely unique band.

June 20, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Badgley's scrappy, heartfelt portrait mirrors his subject's DIY aesthetic with a true fanatic's intensity.

June 20, 2018 | Full Review…

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