Bristol Music Scene Find of the Year – ‘Don’t Miss This Punk’ WATCH NOW and SHARE
THE BRISTOL BANDS NEWS REEL 1980
The film was commissioned by South West Arts as a community collaboration between the filmmakers and some of the bands active in Bristol, UK in 1980. It was screened as part of a rock film season at the Bristol Arts Centre* (seen at the very end, on the stage of which some fans perform). This is the 27-min full version made on Super 8mm film with sync sound and digitally restored in 2005.
Included is the music of the bands: Apartment, Art Objects, Black Roots, Blurt, Exploding Seagulls, Brian Damage, Glaxo Babies, Slow Twitch Fibres, Shoes for Industry, The Stingrays, Talisman, TV Eyes, Untouchables, The Various Artists.
A film by Mike Gifford and Mike Leggett.
*The Bristol Arts Centre morphed into Watershed in 1982 and the building in King Square later became The Cube cinema.
Thanks to Alan Griffiths for finding the link