23Jun

“MOONDOG’S BALLROOM” Interview

Daibhid James (right) interviewed Aldo Erdic (centre), director of circa 1977, and Vince Carlucci (left) on his “Moondog’s Ballroom” radio show broadcast yesterday on CIUT 89.5 at the University of Toronto. Aldo discussed his film and Vince talked about his late 1970’s band the Cardboard Brains and his photo exhibit […]

21Jun

2nd TORONTO SCREENING

After a successful, sold out screening at the NxNE Film Festival, circa 1977: The Diodes will be shown a second time this Friday June 25 at Oz Studios, Toronto. NOW Magazine gave the film a 4 out of 5 star rating and said that the film “creates a vivid picture […]

19Jun

NOW MAGAZINE Review

NOW gives the circa 1977: The Diodes 4 out of 5 stars! “In just under half an hour, circa 1977: The Diodes creates a vivid picture of the Toronto punk scene 33 years past.”

17Jun

PREMIERE SCREENING

After a stress-filled week leading up to it, the premiere screening of circa 1977: The Diodes was a resounding success! Despite the 3:00 pm screening time, the theatre was filled to capacity and, in fact, Credit union fees there was an overflow crowd that watched the film in an adjacent […]

16Jun

Pre-SCREENING ARTICLES

The word is getting out about circa 1977: The Diodes. Here are a few more pre-screening write ups: Indiecan.com says it’s a “must see”: http://www.indiecan.com/events.htm#nxne2010 The Metro, which is nationwide: http://www.metronews.ca/toronto/entertainment/article/552606–at-the-movies-with-north-by-northeast The Last Pogo Jumps Again film blog by Colin Brunton: http://www.thelastpogo.net/2010/06/ “This historical punk piece is not to be […]

15Jun

TORONTO STAR Article

Here’s a brief write up in the Toronto Star today. Although the NxNE Film Festival will be spotlighting Don Letts, he actually won’t be in attendance. But Ivan Kral is definitely confirmed. Ivan’s film The Blank Generation will be shown immediately after circa 1977: The Diodes.

08Jun

NxNE SCREENING DATE

The screening date and time for circa 1977: The Diodes have been finalized, as follows: Thursday June 17, 3:00pm National Film Board of Canada 150 John St. (416) 973-3012 The film will be shown along with The Blank Generation, a raw visual document of the 1977 New York punk scene […]

05Jun

THE DIODES Horseshoe Tavern Show

From Ralph Alfonso: “Wow… it’s 3am and finally getting home…oh my god…what a gig! jam packed horseshoe sweatfest…both the Diodes and the G-Rays givn’er… friday night crowd wanted to party so not sure how our opening set went… but it’s amazing the emotional reactions to the Treat Me Like Dirt […]

04Jun

THE DIODES Horseshoe Tavern

In conjunction with the release of a new album TIME/DAMAGE: LIVE 1978 and a documentary short CIRCA 1977: THE DIODES, directed by ToBeScene’s Aldo Erdic, the Diodes played a few shows in Canada and Italy. Here’s one song from the Horseshoe Tavern, Toronto, June 4, 2010. Cameras: Aldo Erdic, Kire […]

03Jun

THE DIODES Waterloo Gig

From Ralph Alfonso: “Wow. great gig last night. lots of nice people and old friends stopping by the merch table to reminisce. Some guy reminded me that I wouldn’t let him in the Crash’n’Burn back in the day as he was too young! wow… The band did not disappoint. Loud. […]