Film: A Band Called Death

Event Date: 

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 4:00pm

Event Location: 

  • Multicultral Center Theatre
  • UC Santa Barbara

Now being credited as the first black punk band, three teenage brothers in the early ‘70s formed a band in their spare bedroom. They began playing a few local gigs and even pressed a single in the hopes of getting signed. This electrifying rockumentary chronicles the incredible journey of what happened when a dusty 1974 punk demo made its way out of the attic and found an audience several generations younger. SXSW 24 Beats Per Second, Audience Award. Jeff Howlett and Mark Covino, 96 min., English, 2012, USA.

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