On Friday May 4, 2007, San Francisco will salute punk rock music past and present with the official premiere after-party for the documentary film Punk’s Not Dead directed by Susan Dynner and co-produced by San Francisco native Todd Traina and his production company Red Rover Films. As part of the 2007 San Francisco International Film Festival, the documentary will be screened at the Kabuki Sundance Theater followed by an exciting after-party benefiting REGENERATE and the Nick Traina Foundation.
Event highlights include a sponsored bar, live music and a high-level donors reception with celebrity guests: Robin Williams, Lars Ulrichof Metallica, Fat Mike of NOFX, Adrian Young of NO DOUBT, Shane West, Vanessa Carlton.
Featuring a live performance with The Germs and Penelope Houston of the Avengers.This special evening promises to be a great celebration of punk music and an especially poignant night for producer Todd Traina to honor the memory of his brother Nick Traina whose passion for punk music inspired the making of this film. Todd Traina is also one of the producers of MY SUICIDE, the new film directed by Regenerate founder David Lee Miller.
The Nick Traina Foundation supports youth and adults with mental illness, specially targeting musicians who suffer without adequate mental heath care.