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November 13, 2011

Bloodied But Unbowed & Trousermouth

Bloodied But Unbowed, featuring Winnipeg Cult band Trousermouth! 
The band will play an opening set prior to the screening.

Saturday, November 19 at 9:00 pm
Susanne Tabata | 2011 | CANADA | 75 MIN

Advance tickets are available on Cinematheque's online store. 

Bloodied But Unbowed chronicles the Vancouver punk rock scene of the late 70s and early 80s. Vancouver filmmaker Susanne Tabata's documentary tells a tale of rebellion and music, a fiercely independent scene played out in a microcosm of urban squalor. Told by its surviving stars whose accounts are suffused with both humour and gritty realism.

A brutally honest story from the streets and stages of the West Coast through interviews, music, photos, and archival performances.
Featuring interviews with DOA, Subhumans, Jello Biafra, Penelope Houston, Henry Rollins and Duff McKagan (from Guns N’ Roses). 

Fighting against small-town mentalities, draconian liquor laws, and overzealous law enforcement, D.O.A. and a handful of other bands created a movement that put the city on the punk-rock map. - WEST ENDER

A trailer from the film Bloodied But Unbowed