Directed by acclaimed visual artist Lorna Tucker who makes her feature film debut, WESTWOOD: PUNK, ICON, ACTIVIST is the first feature length documentary to encompass the remarkable story of one of the true icons of our time, Dame Vivienne Westwood: punk, icon, provocateur, and one of the most influential originators in recent history.
WESTWOOD: PUNK, ICON, ACTIVIST will receive its world premiere at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival on Saturday 20th January as part of the World Cinema Documentary Competition.
Dame Vivienne Westwood is Punk Rock’s Grande Dame. One time agent provocateur, the doyenne of British fashion, an eco-conscious Boudicca and one of the most influential originators in recent history. The film explores her uphill struggle to success, looking closely at her artistry, her activism and her cultural significance. Blending iconic archive and newly shot observational footage, this era defining, intimate origins story will be told in Vivienne’s own words, and through touching interviews with her inner circle of family, friends and collaborators.
WESTWOOD: PUNK, ICON, ACTIVIST is produced by Eleanor Emptage, Shirine Best, Nicole Stott and John Battsek. Dogwoof are handling international sales as well as UK distribution.
DOGWOOF TO RELEASE DOCUMENTARY IN UK CINEMAS ON FRIDAY 23RD MARCH 2018