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The Last Pogo Jumps Again: 40th Anniversary of The Last Pogo!

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400 Roncesvalles Avenue

Toronto, ON M6R 2M9

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Join us on December 1 as we celebrate The Last Pogo, the legendary punk rock concert held at the Horseshoe Tavern in 1978, with a screening of Colin Brunton and Kire Paputt's The Last Pogo Jumps Again.

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THE LAST POGO JUMPS AGAIN
CAN 2013 204min 14A
Directed by Colin Brunton & Kire Paputts
The Last Pogo Jumps Again studies the evolution of Toronto from small town to big city and it’s
pop/counter-culture lifestyle during the early and mid-70’s. It centers around the first wave of
Toronto Punk Rock and New Wave music, from the Ramones playing The New Yorker Theatre in
’76 through the police shutting down Teenage Head and causing a riot at The Horseshoe
Tavern’s infamous “The Last Pogo” concert in December 1978.
London had The Sex Pistols, New York had the Ramones, but Toronto had a punk movement all
it’s own. In the end, the Toronto landscape by the late ‘70’s was forever changed with the
infusion of the DIY/Punk/Alternative culture(s) movement. Six years in the making, The Last
Pogo Jumps Again successfully explores the whys and wherefores of what was arguably one of
the most exciting but misunderstood movements in Toronto’s history.

REVIEWS:
“Documentaries don’t come more hard-core than The Last Pogo Jumps Again. 4/5.” — NORM
WILNER, Now Magazine
“The best documentary of a scene I’ve seen to date.” JON WURSTER, Superchunk, Mountain
Goats, The Best Show
“The best punk roc doc I’ve seen.” NARDWUAR THE HUMAN SERVIETTE
“...something of a major find: not only does it restore this period and its players to something
like rightful status in civic history, it reiterates just how explosive the movement was and how
f*#ked it is that it’s been forgotten...a scene that was intense, fleeting, vibrant, crazy and more
than a little bruising.” – GEOFF PEVERE, GLOBE & MAIL
“.. a must-see.” -AUX TV
“...a history of Toronto’s role in the snottiest of musical movements” -TORONTO STAR
“The amount of information presented is nothing short of staggering... the editing is
spectacular...infinitely quotable and thought-provoking, as well as frequently hilarious and
distressing. It’s all killer, no filler.” -POPSHIFTER
“...exhaustive and woefully overdue” -GLOBE & MAIL
“...one heck of a past.” — PETER HOWELL, Toronto Star


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400 Roncesvalles Avenue

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