WBCN and The American Revolution
Friday, February 28, 2020 from 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Friday, February 28
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Reception 6:30 pm with Director Bill Lichtenstein and Executive Producer Robert Sennott
Q&A after the film
Tickets go on sale one week in advance.
The amazing, untold story of the radical underground radio station WBCN-FM, set against the dazzling and profound social, political, and cultural changes that took place in Boston and nationally during the late-1960s and early-70s. Told through the actual sights, sounds, and stories of a compelling cast of characters who connected through the radio station, exploding music and countercultural scenes, militant anti-war activism, civil rights struggles, and the emerging women’s and LGBTQ-liberation movements.
It’s “the incredible, true story of how a radio station, politics, and rock ‘n’ roll changed everything.”
Directed by Peabody Award-winner Bill Lichtenstein who began working at WBCN at age 14 in 1970. “I watched the movie with awe…” — Ty Burr, Boston Globe
“Often raucous and merry….a loving profile.” — Tom Meek, Cambridge Day
“Lichtenstein’s film captures the station’s rollicking spirit and free-form style…” — Peter Keough, Boston Globe
“WBCN and The American Revolution cements the radio station’s place in music history.” – Jim Sullivan, WBUR, Boston
“Stunning…” — Chris Faraone, Dig Boston
“It’s been killing on the festival circuit….” — Alene Bouranova, Boston Magazine
“Rock radio history buffs will want to see the new documentary about the early years of Boston’s WBCN…” — Talkers Magazine
Read all about it: theamericanrevolution.fm
Run Time: 2 hr.