‘Looking For Johnny : The Legend Of Johnny Thunders’ will be on the big screen at the Hackney Picturehouse tomorrow night, as part of the venue’s music documentary season, ‘Doc ‘n’ Roll Fest’. The full festival schedule can be found here http://www.docnrollfestival.com/schedule.html.
Directed by Danny Garcia (‘The Rise and Fall of The Clash’), ‘Looking For Johnny’ is the definitive documentary on the life of legendary New York Dolls and Heartbreakers guitarist, Johnny Thunders. In 90 minutes the film covers Thunders’ career, from his beginning in 70s New York, to his demise in New Orleans, where he died under mysterious circumstances in 1991.
The screening starts at 9pm, and will be followed by a live QnA with Danny Garcia and Thunders biographer Nina Antonia.