MUSLIM PUNK AND THE NEW SUBCULTURE
Tue 16 Jan 19:00 Moth Club
A screening of Omar Majeed’s landmark documentary, plus live performance and panel discussion hosted by filmmaker Hammad Khan: What happened to Taqwacore, and how is class, race, and gender tied in with Muslim resistance to Trump and Brexit?
TAQWACORE: THE BIRTH OF PUNK ISLAM
Dir. Omar Majeed 2009, Canada, 80 mins
“Taqwa” and “core,” referring respectively to an awe-inspiring consciousness of Allah and to the hardcore punk rock music style. They’re young. They’re punk. And they’re rocking both their Muslim and American worlds with their music and lyrics
LIVE: The Tuts
Nadia Javed (guitar/lead vox), Beverley Ishmael (drums), Harriet Doveton (bass/vox)
A pop-punk trio from West London, who pack a serious punch and are noted for their impassioned songs about sexism, feminism and everyday life-isms.