The Washington Syndicate

The Legend of Cool “Disco” Dan rough cut @ Docs in Progress, Fri. March 4

Posted in Uncategorized by jmullerwashingtonsyndicate on March 3, 2011

Docs in Progress will show a rough cut of  The Legend of Cool “Disco” Dan (90 minute rough cut of a documentary feature)
by Joseph Pattisall and Roger Gastman this Friday night, March 4.

Amidst the backdrop of Washington DC’s former claim to fame as the murder
capital of the United States and its unique urban culture centered around
Go Go music, Cool “Disco” Dan emerged as an underground celebrity in the
late 1980s and early 1990s.  He graffitied his moniker all over the city
until it seemed as though no wall, rooftop, street sign, or Metro bus had
been forgotten.  Somehow he managed to survive while legions of his peers
were killed, incarcerated, or became utterly adrift.  This film looks back
at Washington DC’s own folk hero and what has become of him today.


Friday, March 4 from 7:00-10:00 pm.


George Washington University’s Media and Public Affairs Building
Lower Level Auditorium (B-07)
805 21st Street, NW (corner of 21st and H Streets)
Washington DC 20052

How Much?

TICKETS:  $10 suggested donation  / ($5 for Docs Insiders)  

Tickets are cash only at the door.

How to Get There?

Closest Metro: Foggy Bottom/Faragut West.

Bus: S2, L2 downtown, 30 buses 21st & Penn

Limited street parking free after 6:30 pm.
Garage parking nearby on H and I Streets.

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