Sisters With TransistorsLisa Rovner

The remarkable, little known story of the female pioneers of electronic music. Using mostly archive footage, this documentary is a joyful ode to those women. A wonderful audiovisual tasting that takes a look at the fascinating history of a special music genre and of the underlying struggle for emancipation of women in the history of music.

They were pioneers in their genre, these passionate musicians for whom electronic music was a true liberation in the predominantly male music world. New technologies expanded the possibilities and changed the way of writing and producing music forever. A fascinating look at the lesser-known yet groundbreaking influence of visionary artists such as Clara Rockmore, Daphne Oram, Bebe Barron, Pauline Oliveros, Delia Derbyshire, Maryanne Amacher, Eliane Radigue, Suzanne Ciani and Laurie Spiegel.


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Deze vertoning wordt gevolgd door een muzikale uitleiding door Julia Eckhardt (Occam IV (from Occam Océan) door Éliane Radigue) i.s.m. STUK

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Directed by Lisa Rovner
UK
2020 86 min.
English
No subtitles


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Director

Lisa Rovner

Producer

Anna Lena Verny, Marcus Werner Hed

Editing

Michael Aaglund, Kara Blake, Mariko Montpetit

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