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Derby Crazy Love: Presented by Women Sports Film Festival
March 14, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Co-presented by Women Sports Film Festival and Bay Area Derby and followed by a post-film Q&A!
DERBY CRAZY LOVE accompanies Montreal’s top team, New Skids on the Block, on its exhilarating journey to regional championships, where they face off in a pitched battle against U.K. powerhouse, London Rollergirls, and reigning world champions, New York’s Gotham Girls. New Skids players and their British and U.S. rivals share stories of being powerful women in traditional sports, along with insights about derby’s recent rebirth, after decades of decline, as a vibrant, original expression of third-wave feminism and Amazon-like physicality rooted in punk’s colorful DIY counterculture. Deftly tackling issues of masculinity, femininity, aggression, body image, queer identity, and gender norms, this fast-paced yet reflective film captures the spirit of community, inclusiveness, and sisterhood at roller derby’s core today.
Directed by Maya Gallus and Justine Pimlott, 2013. Canada. 65 mins. DCP.
NOTE: FILMS START RIGHT AT THE LISTED SHOWTIME.
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