credit: Matthew Silverman

Poly Styrene: I Am A Cliché - In Conversation with the Filmmakers

Mar 16, 2021

8:30pm – 9:00pm CT

In this special Q&A event, directors Celeste Bell and Paul Sng will discuss their new documentary film "Poly Styrene: I Am a Cliché," about the late punk icon’s life, legacy, and relationship with Bell, her daughter. Moderated by producer Matthew Silverman, this conversation will cover everything from Poly’s influence on the riot grrrl and Afropunk movements to the years-long filmmaking process that took place across three continents.

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Celeste Bell

Generation Indigo

Paul Sng

Velvet Joy Productions


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