Doc Lounge Helsinki

Derby Crazy Love

Maya GallusJustine Pimlott, 65 min, Canada, 2014

Derby Crazy Love

Doc Lounge Helsinki and Helsinki Roller Derby present: Derby Crazy Love

Dive into the fast-paced world of roller derby at April's Doc Lounge Helsinki club!

The main film of the evening is Derby Crazy Love by Maya Gallus and Justine Pimlott. Roller derby is the fastest growing women's sport in the world, with multiple new teams being formed weekly all over the globe. This documentary takes us right in the heart of the phenomenon, where do-it-yourself-spirit, punk aesthetics and third wave feminism are prominent. Language of the film is English, no subtitles. Language of the evening is Finnish. The evening is organised in collaboration with Helsinki Roller Derby, whose members will be present to tell more about the sport and answer any audience questions after the screening.

The evening kicks off with short film Pedaling On (Finland 2014, 5 min) by Ilona Hiltunen. The director is present at the screening.