FilmPOP: DREAM DECEIVERS: THE STORY OF JAMES VANCE vs. JUDAS PRIEST

2011-09-25

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DREAM DECEIVERS: THE STORY OF JAMES VANCE vs. JUDAS PRIEST

David Van Taylor | USA 1992 | 60min. | 16mm film

Sunday Sept. 25
Doors: 6:45pm | Film 7:30pm

($8 / or $12 combo ticket available that includes Heavy Metal Picnic)

James Vance, disfigured by a failed suicide attempt, claimed his actions had been influenced by the heavy metal music of Judas Priest, prompting his family to sue the band. The drama of the ensuing trial provides the framework for David Van Taylor's disturbing look at teenagers at the end of the millennium. This film is not available on home video and is rarely screened, as its only remaining format is 16mm film. Preceded by an all vintage metal pre-show!

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James Vance, défiguré après une tentative de suicide ratée, blâme ses actions sur l’influence du heavy métal de Judas Priest, encourageant sa famille à poursuivre le groupe en justice. Le du procès offre un cadre parfait pour l’étude troublante que David Van Taylor offre des adolescents  au tournant du siècle. Ce film n’est pas disponible en VHS ou DVD et est rarement présenté car le seul format existant est 16mm. Précédé de montage tout métal vintage!

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