U.S., 2021, 64 min, DCP, Dir. Seth Kramer, Daniel A. Miller, and Jeremy Newberger, Not Rated (Recommended for ages 10+), Ironbound Films

Yung Punx: A Punk Parable

Saturday, November 19

“A reminder of the importance of music as a tool to connect with other human beings, regardless of age.”
—Ricardo Gallegos, La Estatuilla


Yung Punx: A Punk Parable tells the story of the punk band Color Killer, formed by four little kids, 8-12 years old, from working-class Massachusetts for a talent show. An avalanche of bookings, studio sessions, and press hits follows, eventually landing Color Killer on the stage of the prestigious Warped Tour music festival. Wary audiences and warring parents create a rocky road to rock-and-roll stardom. Rick and Morty and Saturday Night Live star Chris Parnell narrates.

This film is recommended for ages 10+, as there is some mild language used.

This screening is presented in partnership with Young Musicians Unite, an organization that believes that every child deserves access to music education regardless of their socio-economic background. They collaborate with schools to provide free music education, which has been proven to inspire personal development, foster a sense of community and prepare our future leaders.

The 9th annual Miami Children's Film Festival runs November 17 to November 20. Culturally rich, educational, and entertaining, the Festival includes four days of highly acclaimed international cinema for children and families. It offers a unique opportunity to cultivate critical appreciation for intelligent films among younger people. In addition to the films and hands-on workshops, there will be a free festival street fair taking place on Aragon Avenue on Saturday, November 19, and a closing party on the plaza in front of the cinema with fun activities and music on Sunday, November 20. As a mission-driven nonprofit cinema, we believe that art should be affordable and accessible to everyone and this year, admission to screenings is pay what you can!

Check out the rest of our Miami Children's Film Festival program!