Cinema: Punk the Capital

9.07 | 15.00–16.30 | “Punk The Capital”, dir. James June Schneider, Paul Bishow, Sam Levine, USA, 2019, 90’ | EN/PL
A fascinating exploration of the 1970s and 1980s punk and hardcore scenes in Washington, D.C. The filmmakers captured a pivotal moment when the first iconic bands, such as Bad Brains or The Teen Idles began to form. The leading figures of the movement, like Ian MacKaye, H.R., Henry Rollins and others, share their memories of those days. Jeff Nelson also recalls the beginning of Dischord Records and looks back on significant moments for DIY and straight edge. “Punk the Capital” is essential viewing for everyone.