White Riot

White Riot
  • 2019
  • UK
  • 1h 20min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Rubika Shah

Rubika Shah's feature version of her short film from 2017 follows the Rock Against Racism movement in the 70s.

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White Riot

14 Sep 20204 stars

Impressively assembled documentary charting the rise of Rock Against Racism

'Our job was to peel away the Union Jack to reveal the swastika,' reflects Rock Against Racism founder Red Saunders in a film whose recollections from an intensely volatile time can be very hard to hear. Directed by Rubika Shah, White Riot is a…

Rubika Shah: 'There was a lot of positivity and people coming together; black, white, Asian, whatever. Solidarity'

20 Feb 2020

Director discusses her debut White Riot, which documents the shortlived yet immensely influential grassroots movement Rock Against Racism

'Our job was to peel away the Union Jack and reveal the swastika,' says Red Saunders, founder of Rock Against Racism (RAR). White Riot, a new documentary by Rubika Shah, charts the rise of the mighty grassroots cultural campaign and protest movement…

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