The Punk Singer (15)

Friday 30 May - Thursday 5 June


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The Punk Singer (15)

USA/2013/80mins/15. Dir: Sini Anderson. With: Carrie Brownstein, Joan Jett, Kim Gordon, Kathleen Hana.

Kathleen Hanna, lead singer of the punk band Bikini Kill and dance-punk trio Le Tigre, rose to national attention as the reluctant but never shy voice of the riot grrrl movement. She became one of the most famously outspoken feminist icons, 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.

Join us after the screening on Tue 3 June for Lavender Screen, Chapter’s LGBT film discussion group.

"Offers a poignant, intimate portrait of a larger-than-life personality-one whose singular voice is still sorely needed in music, culture and, well, everywhere."
Time Out New York

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