The Punk Singer

November 29, 2013

directed by Sini Anderson, 2013

Photo of LE TIGRE

Back in the 1990s, Kathleen Hanna was known for appearing onstage with a Catholic school-girl skirt and the word “slut” painted on her stomach. Though she still takes to the stage to this day, she’s no longer equipped with the same bulging neck veins, aggression and attitude associated with her past performances. The musician is the topic of director Sini Anderson’s debut documentary The Punk Singer, which chronicles Hanna’s beginnings as a pivotal voice in the punk scene of the early-’90s and her key role as singer, icon and women’s-rights activist. Now 45 and facing a life-threatening illness, she bares all in an illuminating film which celebrates and reflects upon the roots of a revolution.

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