“Here To Be Heard: The Story Of The Slits” is being brought to North America due to a deal with UK production and sales company Moviehouse Entertainment with MVD Entertainment Group. The documentary features the world’s first all girl punk band formed in London, 1976, and the group has been credited with pioneering the musical movement known as “Punky Reggae.” The documentary tells the complete story of The Slits and the lives of the women involved, from the very beginning to the band’s end in 2010 with the death of lead vocalist Ari Up.
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“Here To Be Heard” features appearances by Slits guitarist Viv Albertine, vocalist Ari Up, Slits founder and first drummer, Palmolive, bassist Tessa Pollitt, Slits second and PIL drummer, Bruce Smith, vocals, key and percussionist Hollie Cook, NYU’s punk professor Vivien Goldman, former Slits manager and punk rock documentarian Don Letts, album producer Dennis Bovell, Sex Pistols drummer Paul Cook, Raincoast bassist Gina Birch, and producer and long-time friend, Adrien Sherwood, among many others. Previously unseen footage, including photographs and newspaper clippings of the band are included on deluxe DVD package.
The deluxe DVD package, digital formats, and more are available for purchase here.