“D.I.Y. or Die How to Survive as an Independent Artist”


I directed this movie, and it was released on VHS in 2001, and on DVD in 2002. Nine years ago I uploaded the best looking copy I could to YouTube, with the hardware I had at the time.

This is a much better looking encode. Enjoy.

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This film covered by the BipCot NoGov license

It’s used on a lot of things, including Cell411.

It allows use and re-use by anyone except governments and government agents. There are no government guns for violators, only shame.

BipCot NoGov license flags $16

IMDB for this film: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0397380/

Wikipedia for this film:

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Movie description: This documentary features interviews with Ian MacKaye (Fugazi), J Mascis (Dinosaur jr.), John John Jesse (Demonic Erotic painter), Jim Rose (Jim Rose Sideshow), Jim Thirwell (Foetus), Lydia Lunch, Mike Watt (Minutemen), Richard Kern (Filmmaker), Ron Asheton (Stooges), Madagin Shive (Bonfire Madagin), Dave Brockie (Gwar) and many others. The 60-minute film explores the methods and motivations of independent American artists working in different genres and mediums. “DIY or Die” profiles a fascinating group of icons and unknowns working in various media including print, film, graphic art, performance art and music.