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SAN FRANCISCO SCREENING–FANNY: The Right to Rock

October 27 @ 8:30 pm10:00 pm

$12
Fanny The Right to Rock by MA photo of three members of the band playing their instruments.

 

SAN FRANCISCO UNITED NATIONS ASSOCIATION FILM FESTIVAL–Sometime in the 1960s, in sunny Sacramento, two Filipina-American sisters got together with other teenage girls to play music. Little did they know their garage band would evolve into the legendary rock group Fanny, the first all-women band to release an LP with a major record label. Despite releasing 5 critically-acclaimed albums over 5 years, touring with famed bands from SLADE to CHICAGO and amassing a dedicated fan base of music legends including David Bowie, Fanny’s groundbreaking impact in music was written out of history… until bandmates reunite 50 years later with a new rock record deal. The film includes interviews with Def Leppard’s Joe Elliott, Bonnie Raitt, The Go-Go’s Kathy Valentine, Todd Rundgren, The Runaways’ Cherie Currie, Lovin’ Spoonful’s John Sebastian, The B52’s Kate Pierson, Charles Neville and David Bowie guitarist and bassist Earl Slick and Gail Ann Dorsey. Fighting early barriers of race, gender and sexuality in the music industry, and now ageism, the incredible women of Fanny are ready to claim their hallowed place in the halls of rock ‘n’ roll fame.

FANNY: The Right to Rock
DIRECTOR: Bobbi Jo Hart

Wednesday, October 27 at 8:40 pm

Roxie Theater
3117 16th Street

San Francisco, CA 94103

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This film is supported by a California Documentary Project Grant.

Details

Date:
October 27
Time:
8:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Cost:
$12
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Website:
http://www.unaff.org/2021/schedule.html#oct27

Organizer

Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival
Email:
festival@vcmedia.org
Website:
https://festival.vcmedia.org/2021/

Venue

Roxie Theater San Francisco
3117 16th Street
San Francisco, 94103
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Phone:
415) 863-1087
Website:
https://www.roxie.com/