Lydia Lunch: The War Is Never Over

Directed by Beth B

Year: 2021
Running Time: 77
Color Type: Color
Country: U.S.
Language: English
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Lydia Lunch: The War Is Never Over

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Lydia Lunch

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Directed by Beth B


Filmmaker Beth B accompanies the legendarily boundary-pushing No Wave musician and underground performance artist Lydia Lunch on her latest tour and, through interviews with her collaborators and Lunch herself, examines the qualities that have been present in her provocative and powerful art since the beginning.

This film opens June 30 in select theaters and virtual cinemas nationwide. Click here to learn more about Kino Marquee and find a virtual cinema supporting a theater near you.

Reviews

“A truly extraordinary artist.”

“She’s a legend in her own right.”

“Always a provocateur, occasionally a chanteuse, frequently a nihilist, Lydia Lunch performs unapologetically with the instincts of a predator."

"Lunch’s defiantly unfashionable sort of feminism is the main point of interest in this documentary. Viewers will... marvel at a woman who, at 60, seems just as fierce as she was 40 years ago."

“This in-your-face documentary, which was made with Lunch’s participation, shows how she’s been able to survive on her wits and attitude, while being an underrated influence on her peers and subsequent generations of punk-influenced music artists.”



Awards

  • Official Selection: SXSW, DOC NYC, Rotterdam, Sheffield Doc Fest

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