Louder, Faster: Punk in Performance

6/5/08 to 6/26/08

In conjunction with the BAM exhibition Bruce Conner: Mabuhay Gardens, four loud evenings of films made at punk's high point, from 1976 to 1980-not nostalgic looks back, but hardcore reports from the pogo pit.

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  • D.O.A., June 12

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Past Films

  • The Decline of Western Civilization

    • Thursday, June 26 8:40 pm

    With X, Black Flag, the Germs, and others, Spheeris documents the dregs of Western Civ, a.k.a. L.A. With Bruce Conner/Devo short Mongoloid.

  • Target Video

    • Thursday, June 19 8:30 pm

    Joe Rees in Person. Between 1978 and 1988, Rees recorded hundreds of shows around San Francisco. Witness Crime at San Quentin, the Cramps at Napa State Hospital, the Mutants at the School for the Deaf, and more.

  • D.O.A.

    • Thursday, June 12 8:45 pm

    Lech Kowalski's dead-on doc sights the Sex Pistols on their terminal tour in 1978. With Residents short Hello Skinny.

  • The Blank Generation

    • Thursday, June 5 8:30 pm

    Mindaugis Bagdon in Person. Amos Poe and Ivan Kral captured the Talking Heads, the Ramones, Television, Patti Smith, and others just as the NYC punk scene came roaring into life. With shorts Deaf/Punk and Louder, Faster, Shorter.