BREADCRUMB TRAIL - film screening

where: south street arts centre, reading, uk.
when: Saturday, March 29, 2014 19:30 - 22:00
admission: £5
feature length documentary about the band SLINT and the LOUISVILLE music culture they emerged from. throughout the 1980s, a group of friends in louisville, kentucky grew up forming bands, breaking up, and reforming in different configurations. they were playing hardcore shows at ages 10-12, touring with samhain as 14 year olds, recording for homestead as squirelbait at age 15, then formed slint in their late teens and recorded the classic album SPIDERLAND before they were 21. they broke up before the albumís release, giving no interviews and vanishing into their own shadows. two decades passed as filmmaker LANCE BANGS assembled unseen footage of the teenagers writing and arranging spiderland as well as the first on camera interviews with the band members and their contemporaries trying to decipher what they had been through.

featuring slint, steve albini, ian mackaye, david grubbs, david yow, james murphy and archival material from will oldham.

93 mins



LANCE BANGS is an american filmmaker, documentarian, and music video director who has created videos for sonic youth, arcade fire, the thermals, belle & sebastian, yeah yeah yeahs, r.e.m., mike watt, odd future, and pavement. he directed the david cross film let america laugh. bangs has also been heavily involved in the filming and production of mtv's jackass television series and its subsequent movies. amongst many other things. official website