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To Take a Measurement: Jem Cohen and Fugazi’s “Instrument” - Kinoscope
In 1999, Dischord Records released Instrument, a collaboration between filmmaker Jem Cohen and the Washington D.C.-based post-hardcore band Fugazi. Eschewing the familiar format of concert films and music documentaries, the film proposed a different way of portraying musicians and their fans, largely comprised of footage shot by Cohen between 1987 and 1998. Two decades later, …