L7: Pretend We’re Dead
Documentary Film Artwork Revealed Today
World Premiere At DOC NYC 2016 Festival + Two Shows In LA!
11/20: Los Angeles, CA @ The Troubadour
11/21: Los Angeles, CA @Echoplex
Fierce, feminist pioneers of American grunge punk, L7 recently released the trailer for L7: Pretend We’re Dead, the documentary, produced by Blue Hats Creative and directed by award-winning documentary filmmaker Sarah Price (American Movie, The Yes Men, Summercamp). Rookie premiered a first glimpse of the film, an interview with Garbage frontwoman Shirley Manson reflecting on her admiration for the band and their pop-culture influence. Watch the Shirley Manson interview clip here.
L7: Pretend We’re Dead will premiere at the prestigious DOC NYC Festival on Friday, November 11 at 9:45pm at SVA 1. In celebration, the band has announced what are sure to be two blazing blowout hometown shows at The Troubadour (11/20) and Echoplex (11/21) in Los Angeles. The Echoplex show goes on sale tomorrow, 11/1!
L7: Pretend We’re Dead is a culmination of the band’s re-ignited enthusiasm fueled by their fans’ outpouring of encouragement and support on social media when the band hinted at the idea of a documentary in early 2015. Offering particularly revelatory insight into the band’s 16-year career and eventual dissolution in 2001, the film features exclusive interviews with Exene Cervenka (X), Krist Novoselic (Nirvana), Shirley Manson (Garbage), Louise Post (Veruca Salt), Joan Jett and more.