The Legend of Cool “Disco” Dan

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The Legend of Cool “Disco” Dan

Time: September 28, 2013 from 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Location: Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
Street: 701 Mission St.
City/State: SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Info/Tickets/Map: http://www.ybca.org/back-in-t…
Event Type: san francisco
Organized By: YBCA Film/Video
Latest Activity: Aug 27, 2013

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Co-director Roger Gastman in person
Discover the "other" Washington, D.C. of the 1980s through the story of legendary graffiti artist Cool "Disco" Dan, a mysterious, ubiquitous presence during the height of go-go music and record crime rates. Few people knew every block of the city like Dan, and his illegal scrawl became a unifying force for a city on the verge of chaos. Narrated by D.C. native Henry Rollins, the film features interviews with "Mayor for Life" Marion Barry, historian and activist Mark Andersen, musicians Chuck Brown and Ian MacKaye, and more. Filmmakers Joseph Pattisall and Roger Gastman (producer, Exit Through the Gift Shop) illuminate a fascinating chapter of American history, when hip hop and hardcore converged in an atmosphere of total urban collapse. (2012, 90 min, digital)

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