The Decline of Western Civilization Collection

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The Decline of Western Civilization
Their message is brutally clear: Destroy the old and make way for the new. This is the punk's violent revolution; Their lawless world. This is THE DECLINE OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION:…
The Decline of Western Civilization 2: The Metal Years
From the Director of DECLINE OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION and SUBURBIA comes the ultimate film about the world of heavy metal, THE DECLINE OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION PART Il: THE METAL YEARS.…
The Decline of Western Civilization 3
DECLINE III is an unflinching look into the lives of the hardcore fans of punk rock in Los Angeles, 20 years later. Filmed over the course of 13 months ,…

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The Decline of Western Civilization
Their message is brutally clear: Destroy the old and make way for the new. This is the punk's violent revolution; Their lawless world. This is THE DECLINE OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION: A Riveting, unflinching account of the punk rock phenomenon and its alienated, reactionary subculture. This fierce, bleak portrait documents L.A.'s…
The Decline of Western Civilization 2: The Metal Years
From the Director of DECLINE OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION and SUBURBIA comes the ultimate film about the world of heavy metal, THE DECLINE OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION PART Il: THE METAL YEARS. Interviews with some of the music industry's hardest rockers, like Aerosmith, Kiss, Alice Cooper and Ozzy Osbourne. Performances by Faster…
The Decline of Western Civilization 3
DECLINE III is an unflinching look into the lives of the hardcore fans of punk rock in Los Angeles, 20 years later. Filmed over the course of 13 months , this 90 minute piece stands as the director's strongest work to date. Whereas the first installment of the trilogy concerned…
Chulas Fronteras
A complex, insightful look at the Chicano experience as mirrored in the lives and music of the most acclaimed Norteno musicians of the Texas-Mexican border, including Flaco Jimenez and Lydia Mendoza. Selected for The Library Of Congress, National Film Registry of motion pictures, (to be preserved in perpetuity.) (In color).
Del mero corazón
A lyrical journey through the heart of Chicano culture as reflected in the love songs of the Tex-Mex Nortena music tradition. Performers include, Little Joe & La Familia, Leo Garza, Chavela Ortiz, Andres Berlanga, Ricardo Mejia, Conjunto Tamaulipas, Chavela y Brown Express and more.
Huey Lewis and the News: Before
This film follows one of the world's top rock-and-roll bands of the 80's and a crew of fifty technicians to the Bahamas for the making of a music video for their number one hit single, "Stuck With You" for their album, "FORE!" Blank takes us behind the scenes for an…
New York Composers
This group of New York composers, the heirs to Philip Glass and Steve Reich, are part of a vibrant generation bred from rock music and pop culture. The Bang on a Can festival, from which all six emerged, has become a significant part of the musical life of the city,…
This Ain't No Mouse Music
Roots music icon Chris Strachwitz is a detective of sounds, an archaeologist of deep American music, the antithesis of the corporate mouse music that dominates the American ear. Born a German count, Strachwitz fled his homeland after WWII at 16. In the United States he discovered, and shared, a musical…
Breaking: Los Angeles
A candid look at the challenges and dilemmas musicians confront when trying to break into the famed LA recording industry - a place where creative brilliance is tested by raw capitalism and rampant file-sharing. Includes live performances and interviews with buzz musicians and industry heavyweights.
Blue Rodeo: In Stereovision
Directed by renowned Canadian filmmaker, Ron Mann, it features a reunion concert with the original 5 members i.e. Jim Cuddy, Greg Keelor, Bazil Donovan, Bob Wiseman and Cleave Anderson! Also includes twelve historic performances; an appreciation written by Paul Quarrington; two brand new songs; and even burning Snowmen!
John Cage - I Have Nothing to Say And I Am Saying It
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Jimi and Sly: The Skin I'm In
A feature documentary about the music of Jimi Hendrix and Sly and the Family Stone featuring Rose and Freddie Stone, Sly Stone's mother, and band members Cynthia, Jerry, Larry, Gregg and David Kapralik, Manager of Sly Stone and his partner. NY Times' Jon Pareles provides the on camera music history…