Filmmaker David C. Thomas profiles MC5, a rock band from Detroit that enjoyed critical praise in the late s. MC5: A True Testimonial, also written as MC5 * A True Testimonial, is a feature-length documentary film about the MC5, a Detroit-based rock band of the. This documentary, made over a period of eight years, tells the remarkable story of an extremely influential rock'n'roll band. Starting from their mid's. From i94 bar dot com: After a few false starts and 16 years after being stopped in its tracks by court action, the long-stalled documentary. "MC5 A True Testimonial" stirs back to life Written by Ken Shimamoto on 11 June a true After a few false starts and 16 years after being. Though raw and sometimes slapdash, MC5: A True Testimonial goes a long way in explaining why that happened, most notably through the raw power of the band's. MC5 - A True Testimonial “He was a rock and roll intellectual. When he was in high school, he was the school beatnik, weirdo. He was a teenage who took the. "True Testimonial" is the handiwork of Chicago directors Dave Thomas and Laurel Legler, who received rave reviews for their colorful chronicling. "A True Testamonial" is a fantastic documentary of The MC5. I saw it in Detroit on Octo 35 years after the first Zenta New Year which I was at in. 1, The Complete Theatrical Movie Release. 2, MC5 Live Performances. 3, Movie Deleted Scenes. 4, Movie Outtakes. 5, Artist Testimonials.