Blood and Steel: Cedar Crest Country Club
The film documents the roots of the D.C. DIY backyard skateboarding scene and the artists, bands and the characters that made history there. It features some heavy hitters such as Ian MacKaye (Minor Threat / Fugazi) and members of GWAR, as well as boasting a who’s who of famous skaters including Tony Hawk, Bucky Lasek, Rob Mertz, Fred Smith, Tony Magnusson, Allen Losi and many more.
Utilizing a vast collection of archival photos and video, punctuated with interviews of the people that were there, the film is a compelling story underscored by the music that fueled the era including artists from DC’s own, Dischord Records, GWAR and Metallica.
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