The first photos of the filming of Flat Track Around the World.
Check out the first glimpse of Flat Track Around the World footage!
ROSE CITY ROLLERS DERBY PLAYER BEGINS PRODUCTION ON INTERNATIONAL EMPOWERMENT DOCUMENTARY
Portland, OR January 31, 2012 – Guns N’ Rollers team captain Juvie Hall has begun production on a documentary about the global transformative power of women’s flat track roller derby. Ms. Hall is collaborating with Portland filmmaker Cynthia Lopez and an all-female film crew to tell the story of the international women’s roller derby community.
Where in the world will Flat Track Around the World be taking us, you ask? Find out here.
t seems as though I was just a tad overly ambitious with my first Phase One itinerary. Heads more level than mine (ahem…Cynthia…ahem) have informed me that footage and information from 20 countries would result in a Ken Burns-length documentary, which is within neither the budget nor the attention span of the average moviegoer. Therefore, I’ve revised the itinerary …
Yes, you read that correctly—I’m gonna be a star! Or else, with the help of filmmaker extraordinaire Cynthia Lopez, I’m going to create a poignant, transformative, and inspirational documentary about that certain something that makes roller derby so incredible.
July 4, 2009: the day I was birthed into my new derby way of life. I remember it like it was, well, kind of a long time ago. (A lot has happened since then, okay?) What I do remember is that, like an actual birth, my derby birth was hot, sticky, kinda gross, and full of uncertainty.
Check out the roller derby-related secret posted this week on Postsecret. The heart of Flat Track Around the World is to encourage women like the secret author to give derby a shot. I hope she goes for it!