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Odyssey Records presents: SICK: The Life and Death of Bob Flanagan

  • B13 613 Dundas Street London, ON, N5W 2Z1 Canada (map)

NIN pre-show with the story of Bob Flanagan.
$5 Admission.

This documentary chronicles the life and art of Bob Flanagan, who was diagnosed with the disease cystic fibrosis. Director Kirby Dick examines how Flanagan began routinely maiming his own body to deal with and overcome the acute physical pain he felt every day. Flanagan's self-torturing habits are the basis for his avant-garde live performances, which are featured prominently in the film. Dick also explores Flanagan's unusual romance with a dominatrix.