SF DocFest Opening Night Event –Turn It Around
The 16th SF DocFest will kick off on Wednesday, May 31st at the Alamo Drafthouse New Mission Theater at 7PM with the World Premiere of Corbett Redford's TURN IT AROUND: THE STORY OF EAST BAY PUNK. The film spans over 30 years of the California Bay Area's punk music history with a central focus on the emergence of Berkeley's inspiring 924 Gilman Street music collective. Narrated by Iggy Pop and executive produced by Green Day, TURN IT AROUND: THE STORY OF EAST BAY PUNK is the definitive telling of this vibrant story, drawing from a wide variety of voices and viewpoints and featuring the music of many of the most famous and infamous punk bands ever. Director Corbett Redford and members of Green Day will be on hand for the screening. Following the film, SF DocFest will host a Gilman-style live music showcase at DNA Lounge in San Francisco that will feature The Pathogens, The Long Songs, Kamala and The Karnivores and Hammerbombs.