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Rebel Dykes

By Kat Halstead, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 17+

Lively LGBTQ+ docu has strong sex references, language.

Movie NR 2021 89 minutes
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It's rare that a documentary really captures the raw energy of its subjects. But Rebel Dykes does all that and more in this fun, boisterous, gritty, sexy, political, and undeniably enjoyable film. Archive footage captures chaotic club nights, heated debate, and bold activism, while present-day interviews recall moments of friendships, love, and freedom.

The Rebel Dykes look back at their movement, telling stories of storming the House of Commons and disrupting the BBC News, as though sharing them with old friends over dinner. The accompanying animation gives the film a fanzine feel, drawing the audience ever closer into the folds of a previously overlooked moment in LGBTQ+ history. A movement that continues to influence the U.K. landscape today.

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