THU MAY 23, 2024 10:00 PM

"Sean DeLear Superstar” / DESOLATION CENTER

$8.00 (member) ; $13.00 (general admission)

Los Feliz 3 | Pre-screening Q&A with filmmaker Stuart Swezey, co-producer Mariska Leyssius and writer and editor Tyler Hubby. Moderated by Lyndsey Parker.

Opening Night of ‘Don’t Knock the Rock’

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“Sean DeLear Superstar,” 2018, Dir. Stuart Swezey, 8 Min, USA

“Sean DeLear Superstar: A Conversation with Seandy,” was originally intended to be an interview portion of filmmaker Stuart Swezey’s DESOLATION CENTER, but the result, highly engaging and informative on its own, was kept as a separate tribute to artist Sean DeLear.


DESOLATION CENTER, 2018, Dir. Stuart Swezey, 93 Min, USA 

The untold story of a series of Reagan-era guerrilla punk and industrial desert happenings in Southern California that are now recognized as the inspiration for Burning Man, Lollapalooza, and Coachella. Interviews and rare performance footage of Sonic Youth, Minutemen, Meat Puppets, Redd Kross, Einstürzende Neubauten, Survival Research Laboratories, Savage Republic, Swans and more.