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Movie: The Decline of Western Civilization Part III

In this documentary, filmmaker Penelope Spheeris captures the life of Los Angeles "gutter punks": homeless teenagers who prefer anarchy and chaos to organized society. Many of the film's subjects come from abusive households and have developed alcohol and drug problems. While living on the streets, they must panhandle, squat in abandoned apartment buildings, and fight off skinheads to survive. The film also includes performances by several notable Los Angeles punk bands. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jul 18, 2022 - 3 comments

Movie: The Decline of Western Civilization

The acclaimed Penelope Spheeris documentary takes a frank, often funny look at the punk culture of the late '70s and early '80s. With Alice Bag Band, Black Flag, Catholic Discipline, Circle Jerks, Fear, Germs, and X. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jul 13, 2022 - 9 comments

Movie: Dinner in America

An on-the-lam punk rocker (Kyle Gallner) and a young woman obsessed with his band (Emily Skeggs) go on an unexpected and epic journey together through the decaying suburbs of the American Midwest. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jun 8, 2022 - 3 comments

We Are Lady Parts: Full Season  Season 1, Ep 0

Written and directed by Nida Manzoor, this six-episode comedy series follows the all-Muslim women punk band, Lady Parts, as its members balance their faith, feminism, families, friendships, identities, careers, and dreams. [Trailer] [more inside]
posted by Orange Dinosaur Slide on Jun 17, 2021 - 10 comments

Movie: The Clash: Westway to the World

A career retrospective of British punk band The Clash, featuring exclusive interviews with the entire band. - IMDB
posted by The corpse in the library on Apr 13, 2021 - 1 comment

Movie: X: The Unheard Music

This film is a documentary about the personalities in, and the music of, the early 1980's Los Angeles punk band X. - IMDB
posted by The corpse in the library on Mar 29, 2021 - 1 comment

Movie: A Band Called Death

"A documentary on the 1970s punk trio Death, and their new-found popularity decades after they disbanded."
posted by The corpse in the library on Mar 21, 2021 - 4 comments

Movie: Here to be Heard: The Story of The Slits

"The tale of the formation, journey and end of the seminal Punk/Reggae band The Slits." - IMDB
posted by The corpse in the library on Mar 19, 2021 - 5 comments

Movie: Her Smell

A self-destructive punk rocker struggles with sobriety while trying to recapture the creative inspiration that led her band to success. [more inside]
posted by sacrifix on May 13, 2019 - 2 comments

Movie: How to Talk to Girls at Parties

It's 1977 in the London suburb of Croydon. Young Enn and his punk-loving best friends stumble upon a bizarre gathering on the way to a party. Enn falls in love with a beautiful and mysterious stranger, who in turn is weirdly fascinated by him. Together, they embark on a delirious adventure through the kinetic, punk rock world of 1970s London that ends in a crazy and unusual showdown. [more inside]
posted by gemmy on Jun 13, 2018 - 4 comments

Movie: Sid and Nancy

The relationship between Sid Vicious, bassist for British punk group The Sex Pistols, and his girlfriend Nancy Spungen is portrayed. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Apr 17, 2018 - 8 comments

Movie: Revenge of the Mekons

Revenge of the Mekons charts the unlikely career of the genre-defying collective notorious for being--as rock critic Greil Marcus notes--"the band that took punk ideology most seriously." [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Aug 4, 2016 - 2 comments

Movie: We Are the Best!

Three girls in 1980s Stockholm decide to form a punk band -- despite not having any instruments and being told by everyone that punk is dead. [more inside]
posted by latkes on Jun 29, 2016 - 13 comments

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