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STREAM: 18 Audio Podcasts and 4 Video Interviews about Turn It Around!

Excited to hear more about our film Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk? Well, look no further! Below are streaming links to EIGHTEEN podcasts & interviews recently released celebrating our film and East Bay punk music culture! LISTEN NOW BY CLICKING THE LINKS BELOW! TWO HOURS WITH MATT PINFIELD PODCAST 7/31/17: “128 –…

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FILM REVIEW: ‘Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk’

FROM VARIETY.COM: “Corbett Redford offers a dynamic, three-hour chronicle of the Berkeley punk scene that birthed Green Day and other pop-punk bands. By now rivaling Bloomsbury and the Beats as the Most Exhaustively Chronicled Artistic Movement Ever, punk gets yet another regional recap in the documentary “Turn It Around.” Yet these nearly three hours devoted…

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Check out this Turn It Around-inspired Spotify playlist now!

Excited to see our documentary? Check out this Spotify playlist curated by Turn It Around director/producer Corbett Redford! Featuring 38 songs clocking in at almost two hours of music and inspired by the artists and culture featured in the documentary, the playlist is a sonic walk through over 30 years of Bay Area punk (and…

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Exclusive Trailer Premiere: Legendary East Bay Punk Scene Comes to Life in Green Day-Assisted Doc

Green Day plays Gilman, 1990 – Photo by Murray Bowles Turn it Around: The Story of East Bay Punk is the latest project to get the coveted Green Day co-sign. The exciting new doc tells the story of the hyper-influential San Francisco-area punk scene that nurtured numerous notable bands. “In the mid-’90s, I found a…

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New Noise Magazine features ‘Armstrongs’ song from ‘Turn It Around’ documentary

The next New Noise Magazine flexi & cover info revealed! The flexi features East Bay supergroup Armstrongs, made up of Billie Joe (Green Day), Tim (Rancid), Joey (SWMRS), and Rey Armstrong. The song, “If There Was Ever A Time,” is featured in the film Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk. Flexi subs…

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REVIEW FROM KQED ARTS: The Definitive Documentary on East Bay Punk is Coming

When I think of the new documentary Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk, I think about a teenager named Jimmy Mahoney, who last year was called up on stage by Billie Joe Armstrong from Green Day for a dream opportunity: to play guitar with his favorite band in front of thousands of…

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WORLD PREMIERE of “Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk” at Opening Night of SF DocFest!

  BIG NEWS! The 16th SF DocFest will kick off on Wednesday, May 31st at the Alamo Drafthouse New Mission Theater at 7PM with the World Premiere of Corbett Redford’s TURN IT AROUND: THE STORY OF EAST BAY PUNK. The film spans over 30 years of the California Bay Area’s punk music history with a…

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New Website Design Launched!

Welcome to the newly-designed website for our documentary, Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk! Based on artwork by Jesse Michaels and featuring handwriting by Aaron Cometbus, the site was Designed By Monkeys in coordination with One Day Labs! Take a look around and stay posted to this site (and our social media…

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First Key Art From “Turn It Around” Released!

The first teasers of key art for our film “Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk” have been released on our Facebook page! Longtime East Bay punk scene participants Jesse Michaels (Operation Ivy) and Aaron Cometbus (Cometbus zine, Pinhead Gunpowder and Crimpshrine) came together to give us some great elements to represent our…

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Abramorama Turns Up Green Day-Produced Punk Docu ‘Turn It Around’

Indie distributor Abramorama and band Green Day are teaming to distribute Turn It Around: The Story Of East Bay Punk, a feature documentary directed by Corbett Redford and executive produced by the band. The docu centers on the fertile punk scene in the San Francisco Bay area in the late 1970s and ’80s especially at…

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