Girls Rock! The Movie: Check out the trailer here
GIRLS ROCK! OPENS NATIONWIDE MARCH 7: At Rock ‘n’ Roll Camp, girls ranging in age from eight to 18 are taught that it’s OK to sweat like a pig, scream like a banshee, wail on their instruments with complete and utter abandon, and that “it is 100% okay to be exactly who you are.” 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 just one week, all the bands perform songs they’ve written with their new bandmates for over 700 people. “Girls Rock!” follows several campers: Laura, a Korean adoptee obsessed by death metal; Misty, who is emerging from a life of meth addiction and gang activity; Palace, whose heavy metal sneer belies her seven years, 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 revolutionary. [youtube]Dbx5PM8jH3w[/youtube] Opening weekend will be crucial in the process of getting the word out about the camp’s important work with girls. Spread the news. Tell all your friends in our March 7 citiesâ€”Seattle, San Francisco, Berkeley, Chicago, Los Angeles, Portland and New Yorkâ€”to go see “Girls Rock!” March 7-9. Visit www.girlsrockmovie.com for more information. Thanks to Philadelphia’s Girls Rock Philly for the tip!
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