1980 Punk and its Aftershocks Video
Punk and its Aftershocks (1980). 85 min., color,
West Germany; written and directed by Wolfgang Buld. Also known
as British Rock and British Rock - Ready for the 80s . Features
footage of and interviews with the Specials, the Selecter,
Madness, the Pretenders, Sex Pistols, the Jam, the Kinks, the
Clash and the Boomtown Rats plus Gary Numan.
This insightful documentary by filmmaker Wolfgang Buld attempts
to uncover the origins of the punk rock at the very point where
it was about to explode onto the American music scene. Digging
deeper than the average documentarian to interview such artists
as Spizzenergi Jam and Secret Affair, Punk and Its Aftershocks
offers a rare glimpse into a musical revolution.