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A short film on the final performance of Sid Vicious

If you’ve finished Danny Boyles Pistols miniseries on Disney+ (if you haven’t, I recommend it), you might be interested in some footage of Sid Vicious’ last performance at Max’s Kansas City in New York in September 1978. Within a few weeks, his girlfriend, Nancy Spungen, would be stabbed to death and Sid charge with her murder. A few months after that, he’d be dead of an OD. This is a trailer for a short film called The Final Curtain.

This is part of a touring double-bill of movies entitled Punk Rock Movie Night. It’ll feature this short film on Sid along with a doc on the history of Max’s entitled Nightclubbing: The Birth of Punk Rock in NYC. Here’s that trailer.

Here’s where and when the double bill will screen.

Saturday, July 9th – Mockingbird Cinema -Birmingham UK
Sunday, July 17th – Regent Theater – Arlington, Mass. (Boston area)
Wednesday, July 20th – Joe’s Pub – New York City
Thursday, July 21st – Colony Theater – Woodstock, N.Y.
Sunday, July 24th – The Black Cat – Washington DC
Wednesday, July 27th – Texas Theater – Dallas, TX
Wednesday, July 27th – Metropol – Dusseldorf, Germany
Thursday, July 28th – The Grog Shop – Cleveland, OH
Saturday July 30th – Lichtblick – Berlin, Germany
Sunday, July 31st – The Balboa Theater – San Francisco
Wednesday, August 10th – Trylon – Minneapolis MN
Monday, August 15th – Paradise Theater- Toronto
Thursday, August 18th – Philly Moca – Philadelphia, PA
Monday, August 22nd – Hollywood Theater – Portland, OR
Tuesday, August 23rd – Theater @ The Crocodile – Seattle, WA
Thursday, August 25th – Roverstad – Oslo, Norway
More screenings TBA,

Alan Cross

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