AS THE PALACES BURN

Director Don Argott
Year 2014
Starring Lamb of God, Larry Mazer
Rating R
Run Time 90min
Age Policy

17 and up; Children 5 and up will be allowed only with a parent or guardian. No children under the age of 5 will be allowed.

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The 9 pm screening will include a live appearance and Q&A with director Don Argott (AS THE PALACES BURN, LAST DAYS HERE, ART OF THE STEAL, ROCK SCHOOL).  The 9:55 screening will include a live introduction from Don Argott.

In 1995, five guys from Virginia with a love of heavy metal began jamming together. They played in basements and dingy clubs, recorded demos, worked hard, built a rabid underground fan base, and eventually called themselves Lamb of God.

Now, more than fifteen years later, Lamb of God has achieved the kind of success that kids with garage bands dream about - they have sold over two million albums, made two platinum-selling DVDs, been nominated for four Grammy Awards, and have continued growing their cult of heavy metal loyalists into a worldwide community.

AS THE PALACES BURN is a feature-length documentary that originally sought to follow the band and their fans throughout the world, to demonstrate how music ties us together when we can't find any other common bond. However, during the filming process in 2012, the story abruptly took a dramatic turn, bringing the band into a Kafkaesque nightmare, when lead singer Randy Blythe was arrested on charges of manslaughter, blamed for the death of one of their young fans in the Czech Republic. What followed was a heart-wrenching courtroom drama that left fans, friends, and curious onlookers around the world on the edge of their seats.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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