Poly Styrene: I Am A Cliché (N/C 12+) (2021)

  • Documentary, Captioned
  • 1h 33m

Proclaimed by Billboard as ‘one of the least conventional front-persons in rock history’, Poly Styrene hit the headlines as founder of acclaimed punk band, X-Ray Spex. As a mixed race woman from a working-class background, Poly had to unfairly navigate intense scrutiny throughout her career. Poly’s fascinating story is brought to the big screen by her daughter Celeste, who sets out to explore her mother’s legacy and celebrate the life of a true pioneer of punk.

This film has bonus content available.
After the film, scroll down to watch our Q&A with Writer and Director Celeste Bell, and Director Paul Sng.

World Premiere. Thanks to Tyke Films

Content warnings: Death, Drug use, Mental health issues, Racism/Discrimination/Slurs.

Film and bonus content available from 15.30 on Saturday 27 February until 15.30 on Tuesday 2 March. Limited tickets available.


Celeste Bell


Paul Sng






United Kingdom

Bonus Content

Poly Styrene: I Am A Cliché Q&A

With Writer and Director Celeste Bell, and Director Paul Sng.

May contain spoilers for the film.

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