• Film Screening: 'Punk the Capital' (Omaha, NE)

  • Wed, 10/16/2019 at 6:00 pm
  • The Union for Contemporary Art
    2423 North 24th Street
    68110 Omaha
Film Screening: 'Punk the Capital' (Omaha, NE) - The Union for Contemporary Art - Omaha

Join us for a one-night-only screening of the documentary film 'Punk the Capital: Building a Sound Movement.' The film explores the Washington, D.C. punk scene during the transformative period spanning from 1976 to 1983, situating D.C. punk within the larger narratives of punk and rock n' roll. 6PM. Tickets: $10With a recently unearthed trove of Super-8 film, Punk the Capital explores why the sounds and ideas from this highly influential music scene continue to inspire around the world. Featuring bands such as Bad Brains and Minor Threat, it creates a portrait of a movement that not only redefined a genre but that became a model for social and political engagement.Following the screening, we'll host a special Q+A with Jeff Nelson (co-founder of Minor Threat and Dischord Records) and the filmmakers (Paul Bishow and James June Schneider).Follow Punk the Capital:http://dcpunkrockdoc.infofacebook.com/punkthecapitaldocumentarytwitter.com/punkthecapitalinstagram.com/punkthecapital