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Watch the Neo Documentary Trailer, Featuring Rare Nightclub Footage Spanning Four Decades

The club closed in 2015

A documentary about the shuttered Neo nightclub should soon debut.
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It’s been almost two years since Neo, the pioneering dance club hidden inside a Lincoln Park alley, has closed. From the ashes, a documentary maker has been working on a film chronicling the venue’s importance. Filmmaker Eric Richter on Sunday dropped the first teaser trailer for 2350 Last Call: The Neo Story.

The club was open for nearly four decades as a late-night 4 a.m. bar where goths, punkers, and more gathered to escape the sports bar crowd. The Wachowskis siblings, the filmmakers behind The Matrix, supposedly named Keanu Reeves’ character from that movie after the venue.

The trailer clocks in about a minute with footage from Neo’s last night in August 2015. Though Neo hasn’t moved to a permanent home, many of the DJs have found shelter playing music at Debonair in Wicker Park. There’s no release date, but fans can follow updates via Twitter. Check out the trailer below.

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