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Girls Rock! The Movie

Rating:PG (for thematic elements and language)
Genre:Documentary
Release Date:March 7, 2008
Running time:90 minutes
Director:Arne Johnson, Shane King
Producer:Arne Johnson
Distributor:Shadow Distribution

Web Site: http://www.girlsrockmovie.com/

Description: The girls have a week to select a band, an instrument they may have never played before, and write a song. In between, they are taught by indie rock chicks such as Carrie Brownstein from Sleater-Kinney various lessons of empowerment from self-defense to anger management. At the end of the week, all the bands perform a concert for over 700 people. The film follows several campers: Laura, a Korean adoptee obsessed by death metal; Misty, who is emerging from a life of meth addiction, homelessness and gang activity; and Amelia, an eight-year-old who writes experimental rock songs about her dog Pipi. What happens to the girls as they are given a temporary reprieve from being sexualized, analyzed and pressured to conform is truly moving and revolutionary.

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