EAT THE RICH!: The Shield Around the K (2000)

On November 17th Glasgow Zine Library will be screening The Shield Around the K as part of their strand of punk documentaries, EAT THE RICH!

EAT THE RICH!: The Shield Around the K (2000)

About EAT THE RICH!: The Shield Around the K (2000)

Glasgow Zine Library’s strand of punk documentaries ‘EAT THE RICH!’ is not only an homage to those who paved the way in DIY culture, but also functions as a crash course for those who want to learn more about the rich history of this culture!

This month we’ll be screening The Shield Around the K (2000)! This documentary, produced and directed by Heather Rose Dominic, is about the independent record label, K Records. The film profiles the birth and growth of punk rock DIY labels based in Olympia, Washington – a few of which began as zines before they became music labels.

DIY is heavily linked with and influenced by film, with a long history of non-mainstream, counter-cultural and independent filmmaking emerging out of DIY culture, such as grassroots political film and documentaries tied to music and cultural activism. Make sure to stay behind after the screening to explore our collection of film and music related zines.

FILM RUNTIME: 85 mins

TICKETS: £5 full/£3 concessions. Book at glasgowzinelibrary.com

Keep an eye out for the rest of the screenings featured in this strand:

8th DECEMBER 2019, Glasgow Zine Library, 3:30-5:30pm
// The Devil and Daniel Johnston (2005) //
A documentary film paying homage to American musician Daniel Johnston, who passed away on September 11, 2019. It chronicles Johnston's life from childhood up to the present, with an emphasis on his experiences with bipolar disorder.

19th JANUARY 2020, Glasgow Zine Library, 2-4pm
// Punk in Africa (2012) //
This documentary chronicles the story of the multiracial punk movement within the recent political and social upheavals experienced in three Southern African countries: South Africa, Mozambique and Zimbabwe.

16th FEBRUARY 2020, Glasgow Zine Library, 2-4pm
// AFROPUNK – The Documentary (2003) //

ACCESS: The Library can accommodate wheelchair users, but unfortunately, we do not have a wheelchair accessible bathroom yet - we are currently applying for funding to make our bathroom accessible to everyone, and we will be making the needed adjustments as soon as we have the funds to do so. If you have any questions or requests about access, please contact glasgowzinelibrary@gmail.com

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for EAT THE RICH!: The Shield Around the K (2000) are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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