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This Short Film On '90s Alt Girl Power Will Make Your Day

Featuring interviews with Kim Gordon, Bikini Kill, Luscious Jackson, and more.

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No Alternative Girls is a 1994 short film by Tamra Davis — director of music videos for ridiculously cool groups like Sonic Youth, The Bangles, Veruca Salt, and the Beastie Boys (she's married to Mike D). Interestingly, Tamra has also directed Crossroads and Billy Madison, but that's neither here nor there. In this nearly six-minute short, Tamra aims her lens on female alternative musicians, asking them questions about their identities and sexuality. The result is a powerful piece that looks at feminism through a gritty and honest lens.

Check out the entire short here:

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