Billy Childish Is Dead

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Billy Childish Is Dead
Directed byGraham Bendel
Release date
  • 2005 (2005)

Billy Childish Is Dead is a 2005 rock n’ roll-themed[1] documentary on the life of Billy Childish. It is directed by Graham Bendel. It features live footage of his bands Thee Headcoats, Thee Milkshakes, and others.[2]


It was nominated for the 2005 The Raindance Award of the British Independent Film Awards.[3]


  • Variety calls it a cult feature.[4]
  • Music News calls it a "great rock'n'roll movie".[5]


  1. ^ "Iggy Pop To Judge At Raindance Film Festival". Gigwise. 2007-09-24. Retrieved 2012-12-11.
  2. ^ "Billy Childish is Dead". 13 January 2006.
  3. ^ "Billy Childish is Dead | the British Independent Film Awards". Archived from the original on 2011-10-06. Retrieved 2011-07-02.
  4. ^ "The Raindance Film Festival - Entertainment News, Festival Scene, Media". Variety. 2007-08-23. Retrieved 2012-12-11.
  5. ^ "Iggy Pop Raindance juror". Retrieved 2012-12-11.

External links[edit]

Billy Childish Is Dead at IMDb