April 21 sees the release of Bunch of Kunst, Christine Franz’s official documentary feature on Nottingham punk duo, Sleaford Mods.
The band's sweary rages about present day England have named them "the voice of Britain" by their fans, "England's angriest band" by the Guardian and "the world's most prominent shake "n" move band" by Iggy Pop. The music narrative, which is being discharged through UK merchant Munro Films (Northern Soul, Cobain: Montage of Heck), takes after the band from room recording sessions to graph achievement.
Over a two-year time span in the UK and Europe, chief/maker Franz, a Berlin-based music writer, recorded previous chicken assembly line laborer Jason Williamson, his beatmaker band mate Andrew Fearn, and their director, Steve Underwood, transport driver and cutting edge room mark proprietor. With genuineness and diversion, Bunch of Kunst recounts the tale of three folks going up against the music business all alone terms.
The film is a passion piece, not only for Franz who confesses to having had "a band squash at first hearing", however for each individual from the generation group, who volunteered in their extra time and amid occasions. It is likewise completely self-financed, by decision. Talking on the innovative opportunity this permitted, Franz says, "My thought was to make a film that was as DIY and as unpleasant around the edges as the band itself".
Front man Williamson includes, “This documentary film is the perfect antidote to those sexy, racy, rock ‘n’ roll yawns most bands hide behind.”
Bunch of Kunst is the first feature film for Franz, a MTV student who went ahead to compose for Germany's greatest music magazine, INTRO, and at present create/coordinates TRACKS, one of Europe's longest running TV music programs for French-German open TV organize, ARTE.
Bunch of Kunst premieres as a component of the CPH:DOX international documentary festival in Copenhagen (March 16 – 26), trailed by the UK debut at the Nottingham Broadway on March 19.