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‘Glory Daze’ Exclusive Trailer & Poster: Explore the Rise and Fall of Michael Alig, One of NYC’s ‘Club Kids’

26 July 2016 1:52 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

One minute, you’re the king of New York City’s nightlife, enlivening and shocking the lives of others, and the next minute, you’re in prison for ten years on a drug-related manslaughter charge for almost 20 years. Such is the fate of Michael Alig, a prominent member of New York City’s infamous “Club Kids,” a group of drug-taking club-going provocateurs who ruled New York City nightlife during the late ’80s and early ’90s.

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The new documentary “Glory Daze: The Life and Times of Michael Alig” traces the rise and fall of Alig, from when he moves to New York and slowly becomes a fixture in the city to when he murdered fellow Club Kid and drug dealer Andre “Angel” Melendez. The doc tries to get to the heart of a man who has been described as a “fame-hungry »

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