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D.I.Y. or Die: How to Survive as an Independent Artist

Not Yet Rated| hr. 55 min.

Plot Summary
Documentary filmmaker Michael W. Dean talks to a generation of artists of various types who have gained critical -- and in several cases financial -- success by staying true to their own visions and refusing to be co-opted by the mass media. In long, detailed interviews with figures including 1980s underground shock filmmaker Richard Kern, author and spoken-word performer Beth Lisick and post-punk music icons Lydia Lunch and Ian Mackaye, Dean explores the necessity of self-reliance.

Cast: Lydia Lunch , Richard Kern , Ian Mackaye , Jim Rose , Mike Watt ,

Director: Michael W. Dean

Genres: Documentary

D.I.Y. or Die: How to Survive as an Independent Artist (2002)

Release Date: January 1st, 2002| hr. 55 min.

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