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CvltureDocumentariesFeaturedFilmHistorySocial Justice

This 1978 mini documentary about East L.A. is pretty sad in the sense that you see how the life is being passed down from generation to generation. It makes me wonder if the young kids in this film made it out of gang life. One important fact that is left out

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CvltureDocumentariesFeaturedFilmSkateboarding

So what makes DIME–The Dimestore Video so killer is that our two year old daughter Jasper is a fan! To quote her, she said “this video cooool daddy…my want to skateboard like that guy!” (sounds better when she says it because her voice is so cute) – plus she really

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80s HardcoreCvltureDocumentariesFeaturedFilmHardcoreHistoryMusic

The New Breed Documentary chronicles a tape compilation released in 1989. This compilation featured some of the leading lights in the late 1980’s New York Hardcore scene such as Absolution, Life’s Blood, Raw Deal/Killing Time, Outburst and others. The documentary is centered around band members, fanzine editors, record label heads

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Black Power was a part of Pop Culture during the late 60’s and 70’s, and so was Occult Power and Witch Power. Malcolm Leigh’s documentary Legend of the Witches was the strongest film made about this subject during that era. He took what he was creating very seriously, and you can see it while you are

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CvltureDocumentariesFeaturedFilmHistory

This documentary takes a look at Los Angeles gangsters during the 70’s, before they became rich from 80’s crack craze! Watching this makes me wonder what became of these young people…were they allowed to achieve their dreams, or did they get caught up in the prison system? This visual is

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CvltureDocumentariesFeaturedFilmHistory

We all know the story about the infamous insane aslyum “BEDLAM” aka Bethlem Royal Hospital. Here is your chance to see a documentary that sheds light on the horrors that were committed on it’s patients. After watching this, I felt like the real insane people were the ones who worked there!

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Black MetalDocumentariesFeaturedFilm

“We’ve done many terrible things, but it’s taken us to a place where we’ve become free men.” The above quote by Watain frontman Erik Danielsson encapsulates Claudio Marino’s latest and final entry in his “Blood and Spirit” documentary series. Over the course of 23 minutes, “Music, Blood and Spirit: The

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From my point of view, Crass is one of, if not the most, important bands to come out of the punk scene, and they have influenced culture way beyond just punk. Actually, they were a movement unto themselves, and the effect of this band is still being felt today. Personally speaking, this

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Avant GardeDocumentariesFeaturedFilmMusic

All I can say is today is your lucky day if you are a Nick Cave fan. Check out this insightful 1987 documentary, Stranger In A Strange Land, about a man who many consider a living legend. Just push play below and become a bad seed!      

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Black MetalDocumentariesFeaturedFilmMusic

This is my opinion; I could be wrong in certain humans’ eyes, but who really gives a fuck: Black Metal Satanica was a documentary created in 2008, and to me it is the illest documentary that I have seen so far dealing with the history of black metal. So now is the time, if

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BizarreCvltureDocumentariesFeaturedFilmSocial Justice

China has been in the news in the past few months for the illegal electro shock therapy being conducted in hospitals around the country aimed at “curing” homosexuality. Here in the west, we were horrified to read that parents were sending their children to hospitals to be treated for the “disease”

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DocumentariesFeaturedFilmMusicPost-Punk

The year was 1983, and the kids were bored with political bullshit and non-starter revolutions. Who said punk’s dead? It was not, they revived as a new ‘positive’ form. As journalist Richard North stated in a February 1983 article in NME: So here it is: the new positive punk, with no empty promises

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