Film Screening: Punk the Capital
AdHoc Presents

Film Screening: Punk the Capital

Kings
All Ages
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Punk the Capital; Building a Sound Movement

(2019, 88 minutes)

A film by James June Schneider, Paul Bishow, Sam Lavine

When punk rock exploded in Washington D.C., it was a mighty convergence of powerful music, friendships, and clear minds. Punk the Capital explores the transformative period from 1976 to 1983, situating D.C. punk within the larger narratives of punk and rock n' roll. It takes us to the heart of why both the sounds and ideas from this unique music scene continue to influence and inspire around the world. With a focus on bands such as Bad Brains, Minor Threat, and The Slickee Boys, and featuring persons such as Henry Rollins, Ian MacKaye and Cynthia Connolly, the film creates a portrait of a movement that not only redefined a genre but that

Venue Information:
Kings
14 W Martin St
Raleigh, NC, 27601