Political provocateurs. Social agitators. Punk’s reigning contrarians. The Mekons have been called all this and more. Emerging from the first blast of 1977 U.K. punk rock, the Mekons were notorious, as critic Greil Marcus notes, for being “the band that took punk ideology most seriously.” Charting the group’s progression from socialist art students with no musical skills through its reinvention as rabble-rousing progeny of Hank Williams, the documentary, Revenge of the Mekons ( co-produced by Daniel 13 ) chronicles the unlikely career of the critically adored, cultishly revered band/art collective from Leeds, England. Available for rent on Youtube.

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CRITICS’ PICK: 
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Chicago Tribune…Village Voice…Time Out New York… New City… Chicago Reader…Austin Chronicle…Seattle Times…Nashville Scene…Portland Mercury…Santa Fe Pasatiempo…Albuquerque Alibi… Houston Press…SF Weekly…
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Top 10 films of 2014”
—Village Voice

infectious…contagious
—The New York Times

terrific
—Chicago Tribune

jubilant”
—The Village Voice & Austin Chronicle

moving and raucous”
—Time Out New York

superior
—The Guardian

stirring”
—The Dissolve

compelling
—Chicago Sun-Times

“truly inspirational”
—Chicagoist

kick-ass doc”
—Rolling Stone