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Blank City

Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 39 min.

Plot Summary
In the late 1970s a group of aspiring New York filmmakers, inspired by the burgeoning underground music scene, takes to the streets to shoot guerrilla-style movies and in the process fosters the influential and highly regarded No Wave movement. This film examines the events that led to No Wave's creation, in which the city itself, which was in decay at the time, plays a significant role. Featuring interviews with Jim Jarmusch, John Waters, Thurston Moore, Debbie Harry and Lydia Lunch.

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Genres: Documentary

Distributor: IFC Films

Blank City (2009)

Release Date: April 6th, 2011|1 hr. 39 min.

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  • The real reason to see Blank City is to catch snatches of the now-decades-old films - priceless DIY numbers that capture all the wild energy, humor, and rage of, if not a more innocent time, then certainly a cooler one. show more

  • Blank City may not be groundbreaking, but it's vibrant and well researched. show more

  • Though the film concerns events contained within the roughly 50 square blocks of the East Village, it suffers from the narrative equivalent of urban sprawl. show more

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