BattleScar - Punk Was Invented By Girls

28 min
3 episodes
1978, New York City. Lupe, a young Puerto Rican American teenager, meets Debbie in a juvenile detention centre. Debbie will introduce Lupe to the Punk scene of the Bowery and expose her to the secret worlds co-existing in Alphabet City. BattleScar explores the theme of identity through the use of animation and immersive environments in virtual reality.

BattleScar follows a year in the life of Lupe, a Puerto Rican-American living in late 1970’s New York City. The film utilises Lupe’s handwritten journal to guide us through her experiences spanning across the year 1978 as she meets Debbie, another runaway kid living in the city. Debbie will introduce Lupe to the Punk scene of the Bowery and expose her to the secret worlds co-existing in the Lower East Side in the late 70’s. BattleScar is a coming of age drama that explores the theme of identity through the use of animation and immersive environments in virtual reality.

General informations


Original title :
BattleScar

Type :
Virtual Reality - 360 Video
Genres :
Love story, Punk

Production companies :
Atlas V, RYOT, 1stAveMachine
Language(s) :
English (US)

Crew & cast

Composer :
The Misstakes

Awards

2020
2019
2018

Festivals

2021
2020
2019
2018
2017