2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

THE DAMNED: Don't You Wish That We Were Dead

Thursday, March 19
11:00AM - 12:50PM

Stateside Theatre
719 Congress Ave


From Lemmy filmmaker Wes Orshoski comes the story of the long-ignored pioneers of punk: The Damned, the first U.K. punks on wax and the first to cross the Atlantic. This authorized film includes appearances from Chrissie Hynde, Mick Jones (The Clash), Lemmy and members of Pink Floyd, Black Flag, GNR, the Sex Pistols, Blondie, Buzzcocks, and more. Shot around the globe over three years, the film charts the band's complex history and infighting, as it celebrated its 35th anniversary and found its estranged former members striking out on their own anniversary tour, while still others battle cancer.

Section: 24 Beats Per Second
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Country: USA
Year: 2015
Runtime: 110min

Director: Wes Orshoski

Executive Producer: Wes Orshoski, Jeanine Triolo

Producer: Wes Orshoski,

Cinematographer: Wes Orshoski

Editor: Wes Orshoski

Sound Designer: Nate Gowtham

Music: The Damned

Principal Cast: David Vanian, Captain Sensible, Rat Scabies, Brian James, Mick Jones, Chrissie Hynde, Lemmy Kilmister, Nick Mason, Duff McKagan, Fred Armisen


Wes Orshoski made his film debut with 2010's Lemmy, the documentary celebrating the life of Motorhead singer Lemmy Kilmister. In addition to film work, Orshoski has for more than 20 years worked as a music journalist and photographer. His work has been published in Mojo, Rolling Stone, Billboard, The Source, and many others.

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Wes Orshoski
Three Count Films

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