Rebel Dykes

Harri Shanahan and Siân A. Williams, 92 min, UK.

'REBEL DYKES arrives in all its ass-kicking, leather-wearing glory. The film follows a tight-knit group of friends who met at Greenham Common peace camp and went on to become artists, performers, musicians and activists in London.
 
A heady mash-up of animation, archive footage and interviews tells the story of a radical scene: squatters, BDSM nightclubs, anti-Thatcher rallies, protests demanding action around AIDS and the fierce ties of chosen family. This is an extraordinarily privileged glimpse into a bygone world by those who not only lived out their politics with heartfelt conviction but lived to tell the tale.'

“this film serves as a fast-paced look at the meeting point between punk and LGBT+ activism” -NME

“This boisterous oral history of a little-known underground London lesbian scene which spawned from a collision between punk and feminism is a blast” - SCREENDAILY