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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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Interesting but biased and frankly lame See more (8 total) »

Cast

 

Joan Jett ... Herself

Carrie Brownstein ... 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
Kathryn Wilcox ... Herself
Johanna Fateman ... 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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6 out of 24 people found the following review useful.
Interesting but biased and frankly lame, 3 April 2014

Kathleen Hanna, the talented lead of a 90's punk band makes waves appealing to a niche audience of punk rock fans that admire or agree with a feminist stance. No, stop...it wasn't the music (aside from her)turning people off - it was because the group is admittedly horrible and unapologetic about it.

I'm not invested in this film, nor have I ever heard of them. I just find it odd that Kathleen scrawls "Incest" on her chest before live shows and then bemoans the consequence when people think she suffered from it. (go figure).

This was during the 90's? What serious systemic anti-feminist movements were occurring?

She goes on to state her boyfriend made jokes around inequality. So she dates him on the sly for years.

I would never sexualize this woman. I don't need to, to make her and the band to become irrelevant.

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