Don’t Break Down: A Film About Jawbreaker at Brattle Theatre
Special Premiere Screening!
Blake Schwarzenbach in Person!
Special guest Blake Schwarzenbach in conversation with Eddie Cepeda, author of Noisey’s ‘1997: The Year Emo Broke’
(2017) dir Tim Irwin, Keith Schieron w/Blake Schwarzenbach, Adam Pfahler, Chris Bauermeister, Steve Albini, Billie Joe Armstrong [77 min; Digital]
In 2007, 11 years after one of the most influential American punk bands, Jawbreaker, called it quits the three members – Blake Schwarzenbach, Chris Bauermeister, and Adam Pfahler – reconnected in a San Francisco recording studio to listen back to their albums, reminisce and even perform together. Follow the band as they retell their “rags to riches to rags” story rife with inner band turmoil, health issues, and the aftermath of signing to a major label.