POLICE AND THIEVES is a new tribute film by LaToyah Gill, which pays homage to the late, great Joe Strummer. The short film was shot last year at STRUMMER OF LOVE, the one off festival we held last year.
Released to coincide with what would have been Strummer’s 61st birthday (21st August 1952), the film features family and friends of the punk legend, as well as artists and festival goers; singing an endearing mismatched rendition of ‘Police and Thieves’, a song coverd by The Clash back in ’77.
Watch ‘Police and Thieves’ here-
‘Musicians and music lovers alike joined forces to create something special… a sense of Joe Strummer lingered in the air. A lot of love was shared between familiar minds and similar souls.’ LaToyah Gill (Filmmaker)
STRUMMER OF LOVE took place in Bridgewater, Somerset, between 16- 19th August 2012. The festival was organised by Strummerville, a charity set up in Strummer’s name to help aspiring musicians.
For further information contact LaToyah Gill | firstname.lastname@example.org | @D_untamedartist