Doc'n'Roll 2019: Desolation Center

Doc'n'Roll 2019: Desolation Center

Desolation Center + Q&A

Desolation Center is the previously the untold story of a series of Reagan-era guerrilla music and art performance happenings in Southern California that are recognized to have paved the way for Burning Man, Lollapalooza and Coachella, collective experiences that have become crucial parts of alternative culture in the 21st century.

The feature documentary splices interviews and rare performance footage of Sonic Youth, Minutemen, Meat Puppets, Swans, Redd Kross, Einstürzende Neubauten, Survival Research Laboratories, Savage Republic and more, documenting a time when pushing the boundaries of music, art, and performance felt like an unspoken obligation.

Director:

Stuart Swezey

Starring:

TBC

Running Time:

94 minutes

Certificate:

12A
  • Q&A
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