• White Riot
  • Rubika Shah, V. Vale

Rubika Shah and V. Vale in Conversation

In conjunction with BAMPFA’s streaming presentation of White Riot, watch an exclusive recorded conversation with director Rubika Shah and V. Vale.

Rubika Shah is a writer/director and Screen International Star of Tomorrow whose films have screened at Sundance, Berlin, Tribeca, and Hot Docs; White Riot was showcased in the “Great 8” at Cannes 2018. Her mini-documentary about David Bowie screened in UK cinemas through Picturehouse and was featured in The Guardian, Rolling Stone, and i-D Vice; Shah is currently working on an expanded version.

V. Vale is an editor, writer, interviewer, and musician. In 1977 he founded Search & Destroy, San Francisco’s first punk rock publication. Published at City Lights Bookstore, where Vale worked, it was funded with $100 each from Lawrence Ferlinghetti and Allen Ginsberg. In 1980 he launched RE/SEARCH, a periodical chronicling underground culture. He recently released Lockdown Lullabies, a twelve-song digital album recorded with his wife, Marian Wallace.