Wednesday, June 21st
CANADIAN FEATURE DOCUMENTARY
Demo, directed by Jessica Burgess. (CP, 2016, Drama, 11 min. 27 sec., Brooklyn, NYC, USA)
Piss on You: Winnipeg’s Early Punk Scene, directed by Kathryn Martin. It’s 1979 and Winnipeg has been struck by a punk-rock subculture of rebellious youth who radicalize music, defy authority, and do things “their way.” Piss on You chronicles the Winnipeg punk scene from 1979 to the mid-1980s, with interviews and music from the players of the day: Chris Walter, Joey Shithead (D.O.A), Mitch Funk (Personality Crisis), Kelly Jackson (Stretch Marks), and Norm Simm (The Unwanted) among others. (OP, 2016, Documentary, 1 hr. 21 min., Winnipeg, Canada)
Total run time: 93 min. Audience Q & A with filmmakers. Hosted by Elizabeth Lazebnik.