White Riot

NR | 1 hr. 20 min.
Opens Thursday, July 9th
Poster of White Riot
Still of White Riot


Britain, late-1970s. Punk is exploding. The country is deeply divided over immigration. The National Front, a far-right and fascist political party, is gaining strength as politicians like Enoch Powell push a xenophobic agenda. Outraged by a racist speech from Eric Clapton, music photographer Red Saunders writes a letter to the music press, calling for rock to be a force against racism. NME, Melody Maker, and Sounds all publish the letter.


Rubika Shah


Rated NR