Ian Svenonius (Spiv!
) as an exaggerated version of himself! Tara Jane O'Neil
as a greasy-banged ingénue! James Murphy
and James Canty
throwing a beer can at some punks and calling them fags! If any of these names/situations ring your indie-cred alarms
, then you ought to see this film—shot over 15 days in 1994—documenting the rise and fall of the Truckstops, a very fake band
made up of very real musicians, as they scam their way around the country in beautiful black and white with an awesome mix tape of a soundtrack. (Northwest Film Forum, 1515 12th Ave, 329-2629. 7 and 9 pm, $5—$8.50