Jeff Smith 2 p.m., July 30
A Box Full of Rocks: The El Cajon Years of Lester Bangs
Documentary by Raul Sandelin.
Grossmont College instructor Raul Sandelin chronicles the early life and times of Lester Bangs, “the great gonzo journalist, gutter poet, and romantic visionary of rock criticism.”
Best known for his writing in Rolling Stone, Creem, and Village Voice, Bangs was also played by Phillip Seymour Hoffman in the film Almost Famous.
Director Raul Sandelin will be present for a discussion and Q & A after the film.
- Cost: Free