The Concert for Kampuchea Poster

Release Date: 1980

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 20 min

Plot Summary
Filmed by director Keith McMillan, this documentary presents the highlights of a four-night British concert series that was organized in part by former Beatle Paul McCartney to raise awareness about the atrocities committed by the Khmer Rouge regime in Kampuchea (later Cambodia). Performers include McCartney with his Wings ensemble, the Who and Queen, as well as a younger generation of acts such as Elvis Costello & the Attractions, the Pretenders, the Clash and the Specials.

Cast: Billy Connolly, Elvis Costello, Roger Daltrey, Ian Dury, Chrissie Hynde, Mickey Gallagher, Paul McCartney, Chaz Jankel

Director: Keith McMillan

Genres: Documentary, Music

Production Co: Keefco, EMI Films Ltd.

Keywords: Underdog, London, Spirited, 1970s, Engaging