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WHIP IT

WHIP IT

  • Directed by Drew Barrymore
  • Starring Ellen Page, Juliette Lewis, Sarah Habel, Shannon Eagen, Marcia Gay Harden
  • 10th Anniversary presented by The Bechdel Test Fest
  • 2009 | 111mins | USA | rated (12A)

Get your skates on and join the Bechdel Test Fest for this special 10th anniversary screening of Whip It!


Ellen Page plays Bliss, a misfit living in small town Texas. Desperate to get away from beauty pageant life, she secretly joins local raucous roller derby team The Hurl Scouts.


Directed by Drew Barrymore and boasting an absolutely killer cast, including Alia Shawkat, Kristen Wiig, Juliette Lewis, Eve and legendary stuntwoman Zoe Bell, Whip It is a journey of self discovery, friendship, and lots and lots of bruises.


If you were desperate to join a contact sport at school but never got the chance, are a roller derby girl yourself, or just want a chance to see Ellen Page tear up the track on the big screen, then Whip It is the film for you!


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