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Thank You Skinhead Girl

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Synopsis

Thank You Skinhead Girl is a documentary which explores the filmmakers experience of being in care and becoming a skinhead girl during the late 70’s early 80’s.

It gives insight into a sub-youth culture that has been one of the most misunderstood, of all the youth groups. The film shows the historical rise of the skinhead movement, the fashion, music and the gang structure in Oxfordshire UK at the time.

Through the voice of the filmmaker we are taken into the personal reflections of that time, which shows a working class girl finding refuge within the skinhead movement. A place where she grew, survived, thrived and eventually learnt a very hard, uncomfortable lesson through violence.

The film features music from Reggae legends the ‘Symarip’, Oxford Ska band The Inflatables and Welsh Oi! band The Oppressed.

This film has been enabled by Screen South Community Projects Fund and OFVM – Film Oxford Production Equipment Award.
 
'Best Documentary' 8th International Short Film Festival Balchik, Bulgaria 2010, nominated 'Best Film' Portobello Film Festival 2009.

Details

Year
2009
Type of film
Shorts
Running Time
45 mins
Format
HD - DVD
Director
Sharon Woodward
Producer
Sharon Woodward
Co-Producer
Gary Shenton
Executive Producer
Richard Duriez
Editor
Sharon Woodward
Director of Photography
Richard Duriez
Sound
Dan Goodwin, Luke Parkyn, Suzy Prior
Music
Symarip, Oxford Ska band The Inflatables, Welsh Oi! band The Oppressed

Production Company

Mischief Pictures
Sharon Woodward/Richard Duriez

rich@mischiefpictures.co.uk
http://www.mischiefpictures.co.uk

Sales
Company

Mischief Pictures
Sharon Woodward/Richard Duriez

rich@mischiefpictures.co.uk
http://www.mischiefpictures.co.uk


Non-theatrical distribution from Concord Media (Concord Video & Film Council)

http://www.concordmedia.co.uk

Non- theatrical German distribution 'Sunny Bastards' in English & German (Subtitles & Dub)

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