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Mallard Movies: Salad Days- A Decade of Punk in Washington DC (1980-1990)

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Wednesday 29 November 2017

Mallard Movies is back, and this time Garageland and Director Scott Crawford present Salad Days: A Decade of Punk in Washington, DC (1980-90).

Hosted by PBS FM’s Ruby Soho (Garageland), hear some of Ruby’s favourite tracks over dinner and drinks from 7pm, before a brief introduction at 8:20pm and screening at 8:30pm.

FREE entry for all, and PBS members receive a complimentary pot of selected craft beer or glass of house wine on arrival! Members also receive a 10% discount on all transactions over $50, so don't forget your membership card.

PBS' Garageland presents: Mallard Movies Salad Days: A Decade of Punk in Washington, DC (1980-90) on Wednesday, November 29 at the Spotted Mallard, 314 Sydney Road, Brunswick. DJ set from Ruby and dinner from 7pm. Introduction at 8.20pm and screening at 8:30pm. Screening time 103 mins approx. Tickets through Moshtix.

Salad Days: A Decade of Punk in Washington, DC (1980-90) is a documentary film that examines the early DIY punk scene in the Nation’s Capital. It was a decade when seminal bands like Bad Brains, Minor Threat, Government Issue, Scream, Void, Faith, Rites of Spring, Marginal Man, Fugazi, and others released their own records and booked their own shows—without major record label constraints or mainstream media scrutiny. Contextually, it was a cultural watershed that predated the alternative music explosion of the 1990s (and the industry’s subsequent implosion). Thirty years later, DC’s original DIY punk spirit serves as a reminder of the hopefulness of youth, the power of community and the strength of conviction.

If you love the movie, check out Director Scott Crawford’s book Spoke: Images and Stories from the 1980s Washington DC Punk Scene, an oral and photographic history of the Washington, DC Punk Rock scene. Crawford has also been named the Director of crowdfunded documentary Boy Howdy! The Story of Creem: America’s Only Rock ‘N’ Roll Magazine, which will be made if funds reach $100,000.

Bookings and table reservations are essential. Click here to head to Moshtix and reserve your spot and email reservations@spottedmallard.com to reserve a table.

Include the following in the email:
- Name for booking:
- Number of people attending in your group:
- Time of arrival:
- Dinner/Snacks: Yes or No??

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