Doc Nights

POLY STYRENE: I AM A CLICHÉ

Directed by Celeste Bell and Paul Sng

UK, 2021, 2h 14min, DCP

Doc Nights

AFS Cinema

6406 N I-35 Suite 3100 Austin, TX 78752

Pricing

General Public & Members
$13 evening / $10.50 matinee

$4 discounts for all AFS members.

“ … as compelling, mysterious, moving and inspiring as Poly’s own pop art.”
—Stephen Troussé, UNCUT

“I really can’t praise this highly enough… A big thumbs up.”
—Mark Kermode, BBC Radio 5 Live, ‘Kermode & Mayo’

“Bringing an intimacy and tenderness to the rock documentary format.”
—Wendy Ide, Screen Daily

The story of punk legend Poly Styrene as told by her daughter Celeste Bell through her own reminiscences, her video and photo archives and the very revealing diary of Poly herself, in selections narrated by Ruth Negga. Winner of Best Documentary and the Raindance Discovery Award at the 2021 British Independent Film Awards.

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