Dare to be Different

Dare to be Different

Joan Jett
Director: Ellen Goldfarb Cast: Joan Jett
Joan Jett
, Deborah Harry
Deborah Harry
, Billy Idol
Billy Idol
Ellen Goldfarb


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A profile of alternative radio station WLIR in Long Island, New York, which subverted the mainstream in the 1980s and helped introduce New Wave music to a larger audience in the United States. Ellen Goldfarb directed this music documentary. ~ Daniel Gelb

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Product Details

Release Date: 12/07/2018
UPC: 0760137184799
Original Release: 2017
Source: Mvd Visual
Region Code: 0
Time: 1:35:00
Sales rank: 45,971

Special Features

Closed Caption; Never-before-seen bonus features!

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Joan Jett Participant
Deborah Harry Participant
Billy Idol Participant
Nick Rhodes Participant

Technical Credits
Ellen Goldfarb Director,Producer
Greg Daniels Cinematographer
Gregg Goldfarb Executive Producer
Allan Holzman Editor
Max Leinwand Associate Producer
Denis McNamara Executive Producer
Jay Reiss Screenwriter
Roger Senders Producer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- New Wave: Dare to Be Different
1. Opening [7:21]
2. Reception Issues [2:14]
3. The DJs And Music Director [3:54]
4. New Sounds From The UK [:37]
5. Format Change [10:32]
6. Against The Record Labels [11:59]
7. New Wave/New Music [3:47]
8. Visit To The Station Building [4:48]
9. Screamer Of The Week [14:29]
10. Influencing Modern Music [1:49]
11. The Rise Of The Synth [5:49]
12. Dance Clubs And 80s Fashion [9:01]
13. The FCC License Dilemma [9:41]
14. Reflecting On WLIR's Impact [9:15]

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