Dylan Southern, Will Lovelace / United Kingdom / 2022 / 105 min / European Premiere

The Strokes, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Interpol, LCD Soundsystem and the rest of New York’s coolest kids in a kaleidoscopic time travel back to the ’00s, when the electric guitar rocked the charts.

Remember when everyone wanted to be in The Strokes or look like Karen O? Then this is the film of the year for you! We’re in New York in the early ’00s. Rock n’ roll had long since been declared dead and buried when a tsunami of young bands suddenly swept across the city and up the charts everywhere, setting a new standard for urban cool. In a kaleidoscopic journey with an eye for more than just the myths, we are there 20-year olds The Strokes become world stars with a debut album in just half an hour. And we’re there when James Murphy discovers The Rapture and ecstasy, and creates dance music for rock fans like LCD Soundsystem. TV On The Radio, Interpol, Yeah Yeah Yeahs and all the other coolest kids in class join in as well in an absolute (indie)rock n’ rollercoaster ride of a film.