American label Shout Factory are going to reissue Don Letts' 2005 documentary 'Punk: Attitude' on January 11th 2011.
The film covers the evolution of punk from MC5 and the Velvet Underground through to the Ramones, the Sex Pistols, The Clash and many more. It also includes commentators such as Henry Rollins, Thurston Moore, Captain Sensible, Mick Jones, Daryl Jenifer and Jello Biafra.
In the mid-1970s, a revolution was ignited on the streets of New York and London. Almost overnight it shattered the status quo and continued to impact all future generations of youth culture. Redefining popular music and fashion, it threatened the establishment and legitimized an independent, do-it-yourself attitude. Punk inspired an entire generation of filmmakers, poets, photographers, fashion designers and graphic artists. Punk: Attitude takes an original look at this movement. With a cast of historic and modern figures in popular culture, it ventures beyond the music, beyond the fashion, beyond the hype…
You can pre-order the DVD reissue from the US label by clicking here.