The Punk Singer

Class Film Getting Great Reviews

The Punk Singer, one of the projects in the May/June 2011 class, has been getting lots of raves. It has an 88% on Rotten Tomatoes right now and today it got another great review in The Guardian. The documentary follows punk legend Kathleen Hanna, lead singer of Bikini Kill and Le Tigre. It was edited by TEC Alum Bo Mehrad (Nov/Dec 2007). The official website is here.

Class Film Bought by IFC

Edit Center class film The Punk Singer has been picked up for distribution by Sundance Selects. Edited by TEC Alum Bo Mehrad, the film had its world premiere at the 2013 South by Southwest film festival, where it received critical acclaim. It follows the life of activist, musician, and cultural icon Kathleen Hanna, who formed the punk band Binkini Kill and pioneered the "riot grrrl" movement of the 1990s. TEC Alum Dimon Hunter served as associate editor on the film. The Punk Singer is due for release in Fall 2013. For more information about The Punk Singer visit its official website.