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Feature Film Program

DOC NYC: Queercore – How to Punk a Revoultuion

Bruce LaBruce and G.B. Jones challenge the mainstream gay and homophobic punk scenes. Part of DOC NYC.

Adult: $19 | Child: $17 | Senior: $17

Sun Nov 12 9:15 PM

The Film

Queercore: How to Punk a Revolution

Yony Leyser | Germany | 83

In the mid-1980s, Bruce LaBruce and G. B. Jones, a pair of young Canadians, introduced the world to the burgeoning Toronto queer punk scene through homemade zines and scrappy films. In this pre-Internet era, there was no way of knowing that queercore consisted of just two people. Soon enough, their subversive creation spread beyond their bedrooms to attract actual adherents, spawning a radical underground subculture that challenged both the mainstream gay and homophobic punk scenes.

Event Details

9:15 PM
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