On March 23, 2013, we had the very great honor of speaking at the 2013 TEDx event at Concordia University. The theme of the event was “velocity,” which is a measurement of an object’s speed and direction. We definitely had lots to say about how roller derby can affect the speed and direction of a [...]
Once upon a time, in TEDx land… We finally gave our TEDx talk last Saturday, after months and months of preparation. What a crazy roller coaster adventure. In trying to craft just the right talk we pulled our hair out, drank too much coffee, laughed, cried, flipped tables, and lost lots of sleep. We enlisted friends, acquaintances [...]
What is Postcards from Dreamland? Postcards from Dreamland is a collection of dreams (from Juvie, Cynthia, or anyone else) related to our epic quest. Episode 4: Medicine Man The other night I dreamt that Juvie and I were making our film in a foreign land, a place like Tahiti that is warm and surrounded by [...]
Voila! Our super duper sizzle reel for Flat Track Around the World. Many thanks to Theresa Pridemore and Juvie Hall for bringing the force with them as we created this crazy thing. And special thanks to all of the derby players that we interviewed from the Tijuana Rollerderbygirls, Liga Roller Derby DF, Disasters MXRD, and Roller Derby Guadalajara for their extreme awesomeness.
Art Director Theresa Pridemore dreams about Flat Track Around the World and shares it for our blog topic, “Postcards from Dreamland”.
In summer 2012, the documentary crew of Flat Track Around the World visited Mexico City, Guadalajara, and Tijuana. And had an adventure of huge proportions.
Jenny and Sean, of In One Day Radio, interviewed Juvie and Cynthia over a nice cold beer. Hilarity ensued! Check it out here: In One Day Radio
Juvie Hall skates with the MXRD and LRDDF leagues amidst various hijinks and derby-related conversations in Mexico City.
The Oregonian’s film writer, Shawn Levy, wrote a piece about our project that was published on the front page of the Living section as well as the Oregonian’s film blog. Here ’tis: Flat Track Around the World Oregonian article
Flat Track Around the World PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OREGON ROLLER DERBY PLAYER EMBARKS ON INTERNATIONAL EMPOWERMENT DOCUMENTARY Portland, OR May 23, 2012 - Next month, Juvie Hall, co-captain of the Guns N’ Rollers, a Portland women’s roller derby team, begins international production on Flat Track Around the World, a documentary about the globally [...]