Based on the TSOL song, Code Blue.Written by Jack Grisham. Produced by Lisa McGuire, Jack Grisham & Susan Dynner. Directed by Susan Dynner.
9:45pm Q and A with L7!! Filmmakers and some members of L7
Grab your backstage pass & take a visceral immersion into the 1990s with one of its seminal grunge punk bands, L7. Pigeonholed as an all-female band despite their every effort, L7’s charismatic members struggled against music industry & fan expectations even as they contended with questions of celebrity & success. Assembling a dynamic combination of never-before-seen home video footage, relevant interviews & raucous performances, L7:Pretend We’re Dead is a real time journey witnessing the rise, fall, & ultimate redemption of these fierce feminist pioneers of American Rock & Roll.
“We had a central meeting place, which was Mar Vista park, where we would meet up before shows and down beers. Also this park served as the place were the Suicidal softball & football leagues would play ball. Somedays we could also be seen at Penmar playing golf with the Suicidal golf club or at the bowling alley with the Suicidal bowling team. For me it was more of a band of brothers…”
-Excerpt from “LOCALS ONLY…L.A. PUNK GANGS OF THE 80’S”. http://www.cvltnation.com/l-a-punk-gangs-of-the-80s/ April 10, 2013.
A Sneak preview of Liam Fermingers’ new Film on legend Suzi Quatro
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