BY Linda Winsh-Bolard
New York, NY, March 24, 2011-The Museum of Modern Art and Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today that members of the band Hole will join the first of two New Directors/New Films screenings.
P. David Ebersole’s documentary, HIT SO HARD will be shown at MoMA on Monday, March 28 at 6:00PM.
After 13 years Love, Erlandson, der Maur and Schemel will appear together at a public event.
Ebersole rock-documentary will be shown and Courtney Love, , Melissa auf der Maur and Patty Schlemel will come for Ebersole’opening night.
Hit So Hard is a picture of Patty Schemel life, during her time as Hole’s drummer. At its peak, in the Nineties, Hole was considered one of the most crucial and controversial groups. The film offers an inside look at the life of the band through candid interviews (Love included) and personal accounts of the tragedies suffered as well as a look at the politics of music industry.
Ebersole used home movies, among them footage of Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love, not previously released in public.
Guest include HIT SO HARD director P. David Ebersole, Patty Schemel, Courtney Love, Melissa auf der Maur and Eric Erlandson, model Jenny Shimizu, and producers Todd Hughes and Christina Soletti,. A Q&A including the filmmakers and the band will follow the screening.
A second screening will be held at Film Society of Lincoln Center’s Walter Reade Theater on Wednesday, March 30 at 9:00PM.
Tickets can be purchased directly through the New Directors/New Films website.