Miscellany

A great short documentary about the history of the Riot Grrrl movement, Don't Need You is a must-watch for anyone interested in feminist movements, Olympia history, zine culture, and the history of women in punk rock. One-on-one interviews plus rare, archival materials (Riot Grrrl fanzines, flyers, and photographs), and seldom seen footage from pioneering Riot Grrrl bands like Bikini Kill, Heavens to Betsy, and Bratmobile...[ continued ]

Nik Nerburn decolonizes the Paul Bunyan folk myth, connects it to the violent history of Minnesota, and provides possible counter histories. A fascinating and playful forty-minute long experimental documentary.

"In the Shadow of Paul Bunyan is an experimental first person documentary about colonial heritage, mythmaking in northern Minnesota, the US/Dakota war of 1862 and a certain iconic pair of roadside attractions in Bemidji, Minnesota...[ continued ]