New York Times article

Arts & Leisure feature, Sunday Oct. 26, 2014


Village Voice recap

“Top 10 films of 2014”


Time Out New York review

Critics’ pick/4 stars: “Moving and raucous”


Chicago Tribune review

Critics’ pick/3.5 (of 4) stars: “Extremely tasty”


Boston Globe review

3.5 (of 4) stars: “Wry polemics, power chords”


Chicago Sun-Times review

“Compelling”


Albuquerque Alibi

“Tremendous historical insight”


Chicagoist

“A truly inspirational documentary”


The Dissolve review

“Stirring”


Tallahassee Democrat article

“Excellent”


New York Post review

“Marvelous”


Slant magazine review

“An exemplary film about an exemplary band”


Crave review

“Thrilling”


Vulture feature (New York mag)

“The Mekons [make] underachieving a
heroic  ideal.”


Seattle Star article

Interview with director Joe Angio


Portland Mercury review

“Leftist punk grows up”


Rollover to read article:

Los Angeles Times article

“A loving ode to an unsung band”


Rolling Stone article

“Kick-ass doc”


Village Voice review

Critics’ pick: “Jubilant”


New York Times review

Critics’ pick: “Infectious…contagious”


RogerEbert.com review

“Sharply crafted…”


Boston Globe article

“Effectively captures the band’s charisma”


Austin Chronicle

Critics’ pick; interview with Sally Timms


Nashville Scene review

Critics’ pick


This Week in New York review

3.75 stars (of 4): “Amazing”


Blouin ArtInfo review

“Curse on the Record Industry”


Seattle Stranger review

Critics’ pick


The Reader (Chicago)

Critics’ pick, CIMMfest roundup


Houston Press

Critics’ pick


The Onion A/V Club review

Grade A-: “A sharp portrait of one of rock’s
messiest bands”


Santa Fe Pasatiempo

Critics’ pick: 4 (of 4) stars

Articles on DOC NYC premiere:


The Hollywood Reporter review

“A buoyant exploration of the musicians’ devotion
to their art and each other”


Vogue Italia

“A fresh portrait of artistic integrity”


Filmmaker magazine article

Functional Art: Joe Angio on Revenge of the Mekons


Unseen Films

“One of the best films at DOC NYC”


Paste magazine

Feature article


MusicFilmWeb article

“A story of collectivist spirit and triumphant resistance”


Time.com

DOC NYC recommendations


The Wall Street Journal

DOC NYC highlights

Articles on Kickstarter campaign:


Blurt

Sweet Sweetband’s Baadasssss Songs


The Stranger

Viva La Mekons Forever


Magnet

Film at 11: The Mekons


MusicFilmWeb

Jon Langford: What the Mekons Is


Spin

March, 2011: “Next Big Rock Docs”

 

“An infectious new documentary”
—New York Times