The Legend of COOL “DISCO” DAN is a feature documentary narrated by D.C. native Henry Rollins that tells the story of Washington, D.C. in the 1980s through the eyes of graffiti legend, COOL “DISCO” DAN. Blending exclusive interviews with dozens of local and national celebrities along with archival footage, Washington natives offer the most comprehensive portrait to date on this critical decade. Directed by Joseph Pattisall and executive produced by Roger Gastman (Exit Through the Gift Shop), the film finds the extremely private character opening up about his twisted path to stardom – resulting in visits to mental institutions, experiences in warring neighborhoods and vibrant art shows. While the documentary is available for download and on DVD via their official site, check out upcoming screenings in Chicago, Detroit and D.C.

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