This is the trailer for the documentary of The Legend of Cool “Disco” Dan narrated by D.C. native Henry Rollins. He tells the story of Washington, D.C. through 1980s and the legacy of graffiti legend, COOL “DISCO” DAN. The video features a series of celebrities and local individuals whom all witness COOL “DISCO” DAN grow throughout an era in time. Directed by Joseph Pattisall and executive produced by Roger Gastman the film goes in depth on his unorthodox rise to stardom which resulted in visits to mental institutions, experiences gang active communities and phenomenal art shows. The film will be available screenings in Chicago, Detroit and D.C. in the coming weeks – Full DVD is available at: http://cooldiscodan.com.
“The documentary provides a colorful history lesson about neighborhood crews, Go-Go graffiti, and Go-Go music, followed by their decline and the emergence of punk music and a new era of graffiti.” -Washington City Paper