Feature Film: The Runaways

Forever reinventing itself, rock ‘n’ roll sometimes changes by rejecting what came before. Glam defied 1960s political rock by becoming decadent and self-indulgent. Punk kicked at 1970s synth rock by stripping down and going fast.


Join journalist and film buff Steve Starger for four pictures about the punk and glam rebellion against mainstream music and culture.


Tonight, go wild with The Runaways (2010), starring Kristen Stewart and Dakota Fanning. Hard-rock pioneers Joan Jett and Cherie Currie fight against the male-dominated music industry as the leaders of The Runaways.

Kicking at the Straights: A Glam and Punk Film Series runs on April 20 & 27 and May 4 & 11.


This event is free and open to all. Drop in for a fun time.

Event Details

Room Reservation: 
Thursday, April 27
Program Time: 
7:00pm - 8:45pm
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Name of Organization: 
Warwick Public Library
Contact Name: 
Wil Gregersen
Contact Phone Number: 
(401) 739-5440, x221
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