The House Of The Rising Punk
directed by Cristoph Dreher
produced by ZDF / 3 sat
(about Patti Smith: 10 min)
This german documentary deals with CBGB’s and the history of punk / New Wave in the 70s.
It features interesting interviews with many of the protagonists like Richard Hell and Hilly Krystal, and Patti Smith and Tom Verlaine have a conversation about
The film uses well known archive footage (mostly from "Blank Generation"
), but also a rare short clip
of "Piss Factory" performed at Max Kansas City 1974 from the so called "Bob Gruen tape".
The documentary was shown in a german and an english version.