Here To Be Heard: The Story of The Slits

86 mins.
Directed by William E. Badgley
NR
2018

HERE TO BE HEARD: THE STORY OF THE SLITS is a film about the world's first all-girl punk band, who formed in London in 1976.

Contemporaries of The Clash & The Sex Pistols, The Slits were pioneering godmothers of the musical movement known as "Punky Reggae."

The film tells the story of the band and the lives of the women involved, from the band's inception in 1976 to the band's end in 2010 coinciding with the death of lead vocalist Ari Up.

HERE TO BE HEARD features Viv Albertine, Ari Up, Palmolive, Tessa Pollitt, Bruce Smith, Hollie Cook, Vivien Goldman, Don Letts, Dennis Bovell, Paul Cook, Gina Birch, Adrien Sherwood, and many more.