Dance Craze

In cinemas from 22 March 2023.

The Dance Craze film, shot throughout 1980 and released in cinemas the following year, brilliantly captures the cultural phenomenon that was the 2Tone movement and represents an important social document of the times. Directed by Joe Massot (The Song Remains the Same) and filmed by BAFTA award-winning cinematographer Joe Dunton, it showcases the very best of the British Ska phenomenon, with exclusive live performances from The Specials, Madness, The Selecter, The Beat, Bad Manners and The Bodysnatchers.

Newly remastered in 4K from original film materials, Dance Craze returns to cinemas – more than 40 years on from its theatrical release – ahead of its debut release on Blu-ray and DVD, presented by the BFI and Chrysalis Records.


UK, 1981
91 min
4K DCP with Dolby Atmos + 7.1 sound

Dir Joe Massot
With Bad Manners, The Beat, The Bodysnatchers, Madness, The Selecter, The Specials


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