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Friday, March 20 • 6:15pm - 7:48pm
Breaking a Monster

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Breaking a Monster begins as the band members of Unlocking The Truth are all in 7th grade, spending their weekends playing metal music in Times Square - often to substantial crowds. They take on a 70-year-old industry veteran manager. With his guidance they are soon on their way to a $1.8M record deal with Sony Music.
Anything feels possible, and the eyes of the world are upon them. The boys are coming of age, not only as they become professional musicians, but also as they transcend childhood and step into adulthood. The sudden breakout of any band, let alone one of pre-teens, is an extremely narrow and specific period in time - Breaking a Monster is the story of this rapid transformation

Section: Documentary Competition
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Country: USA
Year: 2015
Runtime: 93min
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Friday March 20, 2015 6:15pm - 7:48pm
Stateside Theatre 719 Congress Ave

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