The Decline of Western Civilization


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The Decline of Western Civilization

  • 1981
  • Directed By: Penelope Spheeris
  • Rated Not Rated
  • Documentary
  • 100 Minutes
  1. Thursday, September 10, 2015 6:30 p.m.
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The ultimate record of LA’s 80s punk subculture, The Decline of Western Civilization captured the essence of the scene, providing a front row seat to the mosh pits, violence, humor, and anti-establishment view of the world, as well as unparalleled access to some of the most influential and innovative musicians and groups of all time, including X, Circle Jerks, Black Flag, Fear, and Germs. Largely unknown to the mainstream world at the time, many of the punk bands first seen here have become legendary. This time capsule of a singular moment in rock history is highly-celebrated and has been in demand for decades by fans worldwide. New 2K digital restoration. Director Penelope Spheeris is scheduled to be present. (2K DCP Presentation) women's philanthropy