PUNK THE CAPITAL: A DC Punk Documentary Screening & Q&A
448 S. Main St.
Los Angeles, CA, 90013
Doors 7:00 PM / Show 8:00 PM
This event is 18 and over
PUNK THE CAPITAL: A DC Punk Documentary
When punk rock emerged in Washington D.C. in the mid-1970s, it was a mighty inter-generational convergence of powerful music, friendships, and clear minds. Punk the Capital covers the transformative period spanning from 1976 to 1983, situating D.C. punk within the larger narratives of punk and rock n' roll. With a recently unearthed trove of Super-8 film, the film explores why the sounds and ideas from this highly influential music scene continue to inspire around the world. Featuring bands such as Bad Brains and Minor Threat it creates a portrait of a movement that not only redefined a genre but that became a model for social and political engagement.
$10 Advance / $12 Day of Show
Join us for the LA premiere of Punk the Capital, with a Q & A including Henry Rollins, co-director James June Schneider and others, moderated by Ian Svenonius!