This weekend at Cinefamily in LA, a cinematic celebration of the amazing and massive new book Destroy All Movies!!!: The Complete Guide to Punks on Film.
From teenage ragers to mohawked post-apocalyptic gutteroids to actual, bona fide punks, this two-day multi-event mega movie showcase of pure power is a brick in the face of every film snob and/or high school principal!"DESTROY ALL MOVIES!!!: The Complete Guide To Punks On Film" 2-Day Book Tour Meltdown 11/20 & 11/21
The book's editors, Zack Carlson and Bryan Connolly, will be on hand to casually guide you through the garbage-strewn annals of punk celluloid history. Kicking off the weekend’s schedule is a fantastic clip show featuring '80s sitcoms and news broadcasts' bungling appropriation of punk’s legacy -- climaxing in the riotous ABC Afterschool Special “The Day My Kid Went Punk!”
The weekend’s hijinx also include Dave Markey’s Super-8 love letters to the L.A. underground scene The Slog Movie and Desperate Teenage Lovedolls, an ultra-rare midnight screening of the 1980 doc D.O.A. (featuring footage of the Sex Pistols’ ill-fated ‘78 U.S. tour,), the urban menace exploitation classic Class of 1984, and the anthemic girl-power new wave flick Times Square!
As well, Zack and Bryan will have books on-hand for purchase/signing -- so c’mon down, pick up a copy, and pogo ‘til you puke!
Mark Frauenfelder is the founder of Boing Boing and the editor-in-chief of MAKE and Cool Tools. Twitter: @frauenfelder. Come and hear Mark speak at the ALA conference in Chicago on July 1.