Girls Rock!

Some girls spend their summers at camp learning archery or basket weaving. But a few lucky others rock the fuck out. Girls Rock! is (in case you didn’t guess) about the latter. The documentary follows young aspiring rockers through a summer at a rock and roll camp for girls in Portland. There’s Laura, a Korean adoptee who ™ death metal; Misty, a recovering meth addict who mines her struggles with homelessness and gangs for material; and Amelia, an eight-year-old who uses her dog Pipi as inspiration for her experimental rock. These girls, and others, are taught how to play an instrument, start a band, write songs and work it under the spotlight by chick rockers such as Sleater--Kinney’s Carrie Brownstein. Their newfound talents are showcased at an end-of-the--summer concert. Girls Rock! screens at 6 p.m. today and 3 p.m. tomorrow. Aurora Picture Show, 800 Aurora. For tickets and information, call 713-868-2101 or visit www.aurorapictureshow.org. $3 to $6; free for kids under age five.
Fri., Dec. 5, 6-8 p.m.; Sat., Dec. 6, 3-5 p.m., 2008
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Dusti Rhodes
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