Howie Skora’s cutting-edge documentary leaves no taboo unturned with this courageous, searingly unapologetic look at Nick Name himself with countless interviews with band-mates and former collaborators Skora with his camera never lets Nick Name dodge tough question or situations
“Superb and Compelling” ...QX Magazine London “Entertaining” …Arthouse Films
Indie-Pictures is proud to announce, the DVD release of
Nick Name and The Normals tells the story of
Besides being entertaining, funny and possessing an amazing soundtrack of music, Nick Name and the Normals is an eye-opening examination of homophobia and how badly religion can damage as much as it claims to heal.
The film poses the question that, as gays struggle to become more “mainstream” are they threatened by political anger? Nick Name and the Normals provides a very necessary image for gay men today-a masculine gay man who not only struggles with the straight world, but who also struggles with the gay world and his own place in it. Unlike the imagery of most media which provides stereotypes, Nick Name and The Normals provides a hero that is masculine, angry and looking for answers. Imagery that is sadly lacking in most “gay films” today which seem more interested in re-affirming stereotypes. Editor/Director Howard Skora’s mastery of the camera and skilled editing tells this complex and riveting story behind this sexy and notorious gay punk rocker and revolutionary.
SOMETIMES ONE MAN IS ALL IT TAKES TO START A REVOLUTION