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Genre  Documentary
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Country  Australia
Director  Daniel Hayward
Screenplay  Daniel Hayward
Writer  Daniel Hayward
Language  English
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Release date  11 October 2011 (2011-10-11)
Initial release  October 11, 2011 (Australia)
Initial DVD release  February 20, 2013 (Australia)
Cast  Sarah Strong-Law , Kim Adams , Rebekah Bailey
Similar movies  NBA CHAMPIONS MIAMI HEAT 2005-2006, 2013 NBA Champions: Miami Heat, 2012 NBA Champions: Miami Heat, 2011 NBA Champions: Dallas Mavericks, McFarland, USA, Semi-Pro
Tagline  This isn't just a sport, this is Roller Derby.

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This Is Roller Derby is a 2011 Australian documentary by Daniel Hayward and features members from roller derby associations from Australia and the United States, primarily the Ballarat Roller Derby League. The DVD for the film released on 20 February 2013.

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The film follows four Australian roller derby leagues, Ballarat, Adelaide, Canberra and Geelong, over the course of twelve months, and documents the start of roller derby in Australia and overseas.

Cast and crew

The film was directed by Daniel Hayward and features members from the Ballarat Roller Derby League and members from US leagues, particularly Texas Rollergirls and TXRD Lonestar Rollergirls.

Some featured Roller Derby skaters include:

  • April Ritzenthaler (Narrator)
  • Katrina "Mad Mac" MacDonald
  • Haylee "Seven Lux" Hartley
  • Rebekah "Apocalypse Nerd" Bailey
  • Sarah "Barrelhouse Bessy" Strong-Law
  • Nadia "Smartypants" Keane
  • Michelle "Miss Hellfire" Murrel
  • Kim "Jelli Knight" Adams
  • Reception

    Filmink gave a positive review for This Is Roller Derby, calling it a "gutsy and eye-opening insight into a sport on the rise and the world around it." SBS gave a mixed review for the film, saying that while the first half of the film has "genuine energy", that "in driving his material towards a feature-length running time of 80-odd minutes, Hayward steers into a cul-de-sac, showing longer extracts of the action from tournaments rather than digger deeper into some of the personal stories."

    References

    This Is Roller Derby Wikipedia
    This Is Roller Derby themoviedb.org This Is Roller Derby IMDb


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