The Gentleman Bank Robber: The Life Story of Butch Lesbian Freedom Fighter rita bo brown

The story of rita bo brown, a working-class butch from rural Oregon, an anti-authoritarian, anti-capitalist, ex-prisoner and member of the militant, underground George Jackson Brigade, active in the 1970s in the Pacific Northwest.

  • Julie Perini
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  • Runtime:
    46 minutes 18 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    October 26, 2017
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
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  • Student Project:
  • Northwest Filmmakers Festival
    United States
    November 2, 2017
    World Premiere
Director Biography - Julie Perini

Julie Perini makes experimental and documentary videos and films. Preoccupied with daily life, her short-form personal works are autobiographical, self-reflective, and expressive. Her documentary feature films are produced within and alongside contemporary social movements. She is co-director, with Jodi Darby and Erin Yanke, of the documentary feature film, "Arresting Power: Resisting Police Violence in Portland, Oregon" (2015) distributed by Collective Eye Films. She has a daily & monthly video project called "Minute Movies." She lives in Portland, Oregon.

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