Vancity Theatre tonight:Patti Smith -Dream of Life

One show only tonight of this documentary. Show starts at 8:30pm. Watch the trailer below:

This portrait of the legendary singer, artist and poet explores themes of spirituality, history and self expression. Known as the godmother of punk, she emerged in the 1970s, galvanizing the music scene with her unique style of poetic rage, music and trademark swagger.We follow this multitalented and private artist over 11 years of international travel, through her spoken words, performances, lyrics, interviews, paintings, and photographs.Dream of Life reveals a complicated, charismatic personality. Patti Smith who narrates the film, wrestles with lifes many paradoxes. She defines the human experience as an overwhelming contradiction. She pulls the strings of her guitar and simply makes music.

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