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Desolation Centre

About the film

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.

Runtime 93 minutes
Premiere Melbourne Premiere
Previous Festivals Slamdance, Sydney Underground Film Festival, Doxa, Sheffield Doc Fest, CPH:DOX

Director(s) Stuart Swezey

Venue Cinema Nova

Address 380 Lygon St, Carlton VIC 3053, Australia

Date July 26, 2019

Time 11:00 pm

GenresMusic, Hidden Gems / Indie

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Hidden Gems / Indie

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