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THE PUNK SINGER NC16
Advisory: Some coarse languageDirector: Sini Anderson
Genre: Documentary, Music, Biography
Stars: Kathleen Hanna, Carrie Brownstein, Kim Gordon
Duration: 81 minLanguage: English

A love letter for feminism, punk rock and Bikini Kill frontwoman Kathleen Hannah - the face of the Riot Grrrl movement that inspired Kurt Cobain in the 90s, she became one of the most famously outspoken feminist icons for a new generation of women and a cultural lightning rod. Her critics wished she would just shut up, and her fans hoped she never would. So in 2005, when Hanna stopped shouting, many wondered why. Through 20 years of archival footage and interviews with Hanna, as well as musicians like Kim Gordon and rock royalty Joan Jett, THE PUNK SINGER provides a fascinating overview of her influential career, leading up to the much-anticipated launch of her new band, The Julie Ruin.