Don’t Break Down: A Film About Jawbreaker

Director: Tim Erwin & Keith Schieron Run Time: 74 min. Format: DCP Rating: NR Release Year: 2017

Starring: Billie Joe Armstrong, Blake Schwarzenbach, Chris Bauermeister, Jessica Hopper, Josh Caterer, Steve Albini

In 2007, 11 years after one of the most influential American punk bands, Jawbreaker, called it quits, the three members, Blake Schwarzenbach, Chris Bauermeister, and Adam Pfahler reconnect in a San Francisco recording studio to listen back to their albums, reminisce and even perform together one last time. Follow the band as they retell their “rags to riches to rags” story writhe with inner band turmoil, health issues, and the aftermath of signing to a major label. Featuring interviews with Billy Joe Armstrong, Steve Albini, Jessica Hopper, Graham Elliot, Chris Shifflet, Josh Caterer and more.