It was such a joy to work with Mike Plante & Jason Willis on this special film that merges music history, a celebration of the art collective Target Video & how this iconic punk show intersected with the destruction of mental healthcare, the effects of which are still felt today
In 1978, The Cramps and The Mutants played an iconic show at Napa State Hospital, as cuts to crucial social services loomed. Featuring new testimony from those who were there, WE WERE THERE TO BE THERE is out today on Field of Vision.
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📽️ Coming Soon to Field of Vision: WE WERE THERE TO BE THERE explores the legendary show by The Cramps and The Mutants at a California psychiatric facility, and its critical moment in the future of mental health care.
Directed by Mike Plante (@CinemadPresents) and @jason_willis