Relive the early days of punk with Punk the Capital: Building a Sound Movement, a dynamic portrait of the DC punk scene and philosophy.
Punk The Capital Q&A Schedule
Friday, May 14th – 8:30pm
Q&A with Punk the Capital co-director James June Schneider. A new short film about the legendary DC band Scream and their links to DC’s garage band scene of the ’60s will play before the feature.
Saturday, May 15th – 6pm
Q&A moderated by Ditch (formerly Big Wheel Magazine, Smeared in Ink) with Punk the Capital co-director James June Schneider
Sunday, May 16th – 6pm
Q&A with Franz Stahl and Pete Stahl of the legendary DC band Scream. A new short film about Scream and their links to DC’s garage band scene of the ’60s will play before the feature.
A documentary tracing the birth of punk rock in Washington D.C. (1976-1983). Featuring Bad Brains, Minor Threat, Void, Rites of Spring, and more, with interviews from Henry Rollins, Ian MacKaye, H.R., Jello Biafra, Joe Keithley, and many others.
“An oddly kindred spirit to ‘The Irishman,’…[as] aging punks recall harDCore’s impossibly fast tempos, now replaced by the patient, shuffling gait of middle age.” — Pat Padua, The DC Line