Wed 31 Jan '18 - Festival

EAR WORM: Here To Be Heard – The Story of The Slits (2017)

IFFR, Girls Go Boom and WORM present

Here To Be Heard: The Story of The Slits (2017)
86 mins
Director: William E. Badgley

Tickets on sale starting  January 19th 20:00 via Every night the director will be present.

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, they are the 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 bands inception in 1976 to the bands end in 2010 coinciding at the death of lead vocalist Ari Up.

Here To Be Heard: The Story of the Slits is presented in collaboration with IFFR and Girls Go Boom. Girls Go Boom’s mission is straightforward: Girls putting girls on stager. They operate in Belgium and the Netherlands. In Rotterdam they program event in Roodkapje; our friendly neighbours. During the event, the Girls Go Boom DJ’s are playing female-punk as appetizer and desert. Leonor Faber-Jonker (historian and author of No Future Nu) is giving an introductory reading. The director of the film, William E. Budgley, will be subjected to an q&a by WORM programmer Jan Hiddink.

introduction: Leonor Faber-Jonker
Q&A with director: Jan Hiddink
DJ’S: Girls go BOOM DJ Squad