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Northwest Passage: Birth of Portland's D.I.Y. Culture

2007 Rated NR 1hr 28m

This independently produced punk-rock primer tracks the rise of the experimental punk scene in Portland, Ore., from the late 1970s, tracing the formation and growing influence of groups such as Smegma, the Dead Kennedys, Poison Idea and the Wipers. Vintage video footage also captures a variety of other influential bands of the genre, including Neo Boys, Sadonation, the Rats, the Bags and Styphnoids.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.