La escena (2007), A Documentary About Punk in Puerto Rico by Guillermo Gómez Álvarez

This documentary traces the history of the development of the punk subculture in the island of Puerto Rico. It is an important piece of the history of the movement, and it sets the stage for a line of thinking regarding the history of the arrival and development of this emerging culture in this tropical paradise, embroiled in the throes of neoliberal as well as neocolonial political practices. The rise of this genre is a deictic gesture to the frustration felt by many in this island nation, which is in part caused by the pressures of establishing a society that has no real power to engage the reckless and irresponsible behavior of the Puerto Rican state.

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