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A look at the life of activist, musician, and cultural icon Kathleen Hanna, who formed the punk band Bikini Kill and pioneered the "riot grrrl" movement of the 1990s. | Add synopsis »
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2 wins & 2 nominations See more »
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Great Rock Doc! See more (8 total) »

Cast

 

Carrie Brownstein ... Herself

Joan Jett ... Herself
Tavi Gevinson ... Herself

Adam Horovitz ... Himself

Kim Gordon ... Herself

Kathleen Hanna ... Herself
Corin Tucker ... Herself
Jocelyn Samson ... Herself (as JD Samson)
Lynn Breedlove ... Herself
Jennifer Baumgardner ... Herself
Johanna Fateman ... Herself
Kathryn Wilcox ... Herself

Directed by
Sini Anderson 
 
Produced by
Sini Anderson .... producer
Gwen Bialic .... producer
Hilary Crowe .... associate producer
Tamra Davis .... producer
Rachel Dengiz .... producer
Erin Owens .... producer
Alan Oxman .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Jennie Jeddry 
Moira Morel 
 
Film Editing by
Jessica Hernández 
Bo Mehrad 
 
Sound Department
Quentin Chiappetta .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Lindsay Brice .... still photographer
Josh Polon .... camera operator
 
Editorial Department
Aaron Aites .... additional editor: The Edit Center
Melani C. Brown .... additional editor: The Edit Center
James Chellingworth .... additional editor: The Edit Center
Joy Dietrich .... additional editor: The Edit Center
Debora Giammarco .... additional editor: The Edit Center
Dimon Hunter .... associate editor
Dana Kasser .... additional editor: The Edit Center
Rebecca Laks .... assistant editor
Lauren Lascher .... additional editor: The Edit Center
Collin MacGregor .... additional editor: The Edit Center
Michael Parker .... assistant editor
Joey Severini .... additional editor
Joey Severini .... assistant editor
Daria Sommers .... additional editor: The Edit Center
Rachel Steele .... additional editor: The Edit Center
 
Other crew
Samantha Muilenburg .... research assistant
Jen Schwartz .... legal assistant
 
Thanks
Liam Dunlop .... thanks
Penelope Falk .... thanks
Amy Foote .... thanks
Mollie Goldstein .... thanks
Betsy Kagen .... thanks
Jennifer Kennedy .... thanks (as Jen and Jen)
Rachel Mills .... thanks
Tiffany Peckosh .... thanks
Jen Schwartz .... thanks (as Jen and Jen)
Aaron Yanes .... thanks
 

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81 min
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4 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Great Rock Doc!, 28 April 2014
Author: SoSickOfTheRain from Los Angeles

One of the best rock documentaries I've seen. Well made, you really get a sense of Kathleen Hanna, everything she stands for and all she's been through. It's not a glossy profile full of butt-kissing. You get the good and the bad.

It's also a fascinating look at the riot grrl movement. Despite knowing the music, I was hardly aware of many of the details. It's about a lot more than just punk rock.

This is excellent filmmaking, about a riveting subject, that made me pulling out my old Bikini Kill cds.

In a nutshell, it rocks!

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