Saturday, May 11, 2013
MTL PUNK: The First Wave (1977-1980)
When I interviewed director Susanne Tabata (HERE), we both we debated the same question that I soon repeated with Winnipeg Cinematheque programmer Dave Barber; "Does any other Canadian city have the the sheer amount of quality period footage to match "Bloodied But Unbowed"? Well, the first city to try and answer that question will be Montreal dans la belle province du Quebec. The preview looks interesting but as with all punk docs, the ratio of back-slapping to actual historical analysis has to be determined before final judgement can occur. I'll let you know...