Skinhead Attitude (2003)

Genres - Culture & Society  |   Sub-Genres - Social Issues, Race & Ethnicity, Biography, Music History  |   Run Time - 93 min.  |   Countries - France, Germany, Switzerland  |  
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Swiss filmmaker Daniel Schweizer directs the documentary Skinhead Attitude. Originally shot on mini DV, the film is a history and investigation into the skinhead cult movement in the U.S. and U.K. since the 1960s. The subjects range from lightweight fashionable types to hardcore neo-Nazis. Special consideration is paid to the murder of two "Unity" skinheads in Las Vegas. Includes interviews with musicians Laurel Aitken, Jimmy Pursey, and Ian Stuart. Skinhead Attitude was shown at the 2003 Locarno Film Festival.

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extremist, hate-group, movement [social change], Neo-Nazi, punk-rock, right-wing, skinhead, terrorism, underground [counterculture], youth