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Canadian indie film legend Bruce McDonald (dir: Hard Core Logo, Pontypool, Highway 61) rocks the Whistler Film Festival (WFF) this year with the World Premiere of his newest punk rockumentary Hard Core Logo 2. Fifteen years after filming his rock and roll doc Hard Core Logo, Bruce the filmmaker (played by Bruce McDonald himself) receives a call asking if he wants to interview Care Failure, the sexy lead singer of Canadian punk band Die Mannequin, who claims to have channeled the spirit of the Hard Cores lead singer Joe Dick. Presented by Alliance Films, Hard Core Logo 2 is based on the book Hard
Core Logo written by Michael Turner.

“What better way to celebrate our 10th anniversary Festival than with a little Canadian rock n’ roll,” says Stacey Donen, Artistic Director of the Whistler Film Festival. “Bruce McDonald is one of our most celebrated homegrown talents and we’re delighted to present the World Premiere of Hard Core Logo 2 at the 2010 Festival.”

Hard Core Logo 2 is one of six titles eligible for the prestigious $15,000 Borsos Award for Best Canadian
Feature Film.

Hard Core Logo 2 (Canada, 2010, 85 minutes)
Saturday, December 4, 2010 (Time TBC)
Whistler Conference Centre
To be followed by the Whistler Film Festival’s 10th Anniversary Gala. Tickets are $25 and include film and party.

Synopsis
Fifteen years after filming his rock and roll doc Hard Core Logo, director Bruce McDonald receives a call asking if he wants to interview Care Failure, the sexy lead singer of Canadian punk band Die Mannequin, who claiming to have channeled the spirit of the Hard Cores lead singer Joe Dick. Starring Bruce McDonald, Julian Richings (Trigger) as Bucky Haight and Care Failure as herself.

source: WFF

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