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The Joy of Disco

Documentary about how disco music soundtracked gay liberation, foregrounded female desire in the age of feminism and led to the birth of modern club culture as we know it today.

Documentary about how a much-derided music actually changed the world. Between 1969 and 1979 disco soundtracked gay liberation, foregrounded female desire in the age of feminism and led to the birth of modern club culture as we know it today, before taking the world by storm. With contributions from Nile Rodgers, Robin Gibb, Kathy Sledge and Ian Schrager.

1 hour

Last on

Sun 12 Feb 2017 00:50

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Role Contributor
Executive Producer Mark Cooper
Producer Ben Whalley
Director Ben Whalley

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