Electric Proms to premiere new Pete Doherty film

Full season of rock n roll flicks announced

The Electric Proms is to screen a new Pete Doherty documetary as part of series of films to accompany the London festival.

‘Arena: Pete Doherty’ will be shown on BBC2 in November after its free premiere on October 25 at Camden’s Roundhouse.

Director Ashtar Alkhirsan was followed the Babyshambles singer from early 2006, and the film covers Doherty as he tours and undergoes rehab.


‘Arena: Pete Doherty’ is still in production, ensuring that the picture will be as up to date as possible at its premiere.

Other films to be shown include The Beastie Boys’ concert film, ‘Awesome: I Fuckin’ Shot That!’, which was shot entirely shot by fans at the group’s 2004 Madison Square Gardens gig.

The film was directed by Beastie Boy Adam Yauch, and is to be screened at the Roundhouse on October 26.

The Electric Proms will also see the screening of the London premiere of ‘loudQUIETloud: A Film About The Pixies’ on October 28, and a special preview of ‘Leonard Cohen: I’m Your Man’ on October 27.

For more information, go to Bbc.co.uk/electricproms.

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