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The Decline of Western Civilization

 
Newly Restored
 
Fri, Jun 19, 2015
  • 9:30PM
 
LOCATION:
 
RUN TIME: 100min
FORMAT: DCP
SOLD OUT. STANDBY TICKETING ONLY.
 
+  Q&A with Penelope Spheeris
 
 
 
 
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Directed by Penelope Spheeris | 1981

The ultimate record of LA’s 80s punk subculture, The Decline of Western Civilization captured the essence of the scene, providing a front row seat to the mosh pits, violence, humor, and anti-establishment view of the world, as well as unparalleled access to some of the most influential and innovative musicians and groups of all time, including X, Circle Jerks, Black Flag, Fear, and Germs. Largely unknown to the mainstream world at the time, many of the punk bands first seen here have become legendary. This time capsule of a singular moment in rock history is highly-celebrated and has been in demand for decades by fans worldwide. New 2k restoration!

 

LA Punk Afterparty

LOCATION: Rough Trade NYC
                  64 N 9th St, Brooklyn

Your ticket to The Decline of Western Civilization grants you admission to a punk afterparty at Rough Trade NYC.

Party-only tickets still available for purchase at Rough Trade NYC's website. Buy tickets >

The concert lineup features:
Citizen Blast Kane performing Black Flag and Circle Jerks
Mike Johnson (Dirty Projectors, Glass Ghost)
Michael Bloch (Here We Go Magic)
Brian Betancourt (Hospitality)
Andrya Ambro (Talk Normal, Gold Dime)
Steve (Delicate Steve) performing X's album Los Angeles

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Tickets are no longer available for online purchase, but a limited number of tickets will be made available to the standby line before the screening. Follow BAMcinématek on Facebook and  Twitter for updates.

Stand by: If any seats are available, they will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis just before the start of the show.

Talks 
Q&A  
 

with Penelope Spheeris

This screening will feature a Q&A with director Penelope Spheeris moderated by author, journalist, and musician Michael Azerrad.

 
 
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