We welcome new guest blogger MusicFilmWeb, the online resource for news and background lowdown on music documentaries. Their first post is an insightful interview with RADICAL ACT director Tex Clark (pictured left) by MFW’s Andy Markowitz, published on December 17, 2010. Clark spoke to Markowitz about the film’s remarkable history, the timeliness of its current Continue Reading
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Posted on May 16, 2011 by MFW_Blog
Posted on February 23, 2011 by ahoj666
The saying goes that there are a maximum of six degrees of separation between any two given people or groups, anywhere in the world. There are even less degrees separating filmmaker/artist/author/musician Miranda July and Tex Clark, director of RADICAL ACT. How’s that? Clark’s DIY documentary about feminist, riot grrl and queer rock and indie music Continue Reading
Posted on February 21, 2011 by natalieg
She and Erin talk about Hale’s vegan chef service, the cultural diversity of Berlin, Germany and much more.
Posted on February 2, 2011 by ahoj666
RADICAL ACT producer Erin Donovan catches up with iconic singer-songwriter Gretchen Phillips via Skype, 15 years after Radical Act’s completion . They discuss her music’s mission, ‘out’ gay musicians, Mercury phases, online vs. really being there and more.
Posted on January 25, 2011 by natalieg
They discuss McDonnell’s book about the Runaways, Joan Jett haircuts, being a woman in a male punk and indie world and more.
Pictured left: Evelyn McDonnell in Radical Acts, ca. 1995
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Posted on March 5, 2010 by natalieg
Joan Braderman, whose 80s stand-up media critique classic JOAN DOES DYNASTY is on realeyz.tv, has just released her latest film Heretics. It’s a stylish and insightful documentary about legendary collective second wave feminist journal Heresies.
More information about the project here.
Watch a 10 minute teaser below.