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Rude Boy

Presented by Cleveland Institute of Art and The Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque at The Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque, Cleveland OH

Jun 25 - 26 2022
Rude Boy

Footage of The Clash at the 1978 Rock Against Racism concert, on tour, and in the studio, is the undeniable high point of this British docudrama that was disowned by the band. It focused on a young fan who leaves his job to become a roadie.

UK, 1980, Jack Hazan, David Mingay

Concert footage of The Clash at the height of their fame and influence (they’re captured at the 1978 Rock Against Racism concert, on tour, and in the studio) is the undeniable high point of this British docudrama that was disowned by the band. A gritty portrait of politically volatile, racially polarized London between the 1977 Silver Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth and the advent of 1980s Thatcherism, the film has a fictional framework focused on a young Clash

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Special admission $11; members, CIA & CSU I.D. holders, and those age 25 & under $8.
No passes or twofers.
Advance tickets advised.

Important Covid requirement. All Cinematheque moviegoers must wear a mask for the duration of their visit. Learn more under the “Face Coverings” section at cia.edu/covid. As a reminder, filmgoers can park for free in Lot 73 and in the Institute’s annex lot and should enter CIA via nearby Entrance C. Click here for a map.

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The Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque

11610 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106

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