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Meet the makers & stars of BLOOD ON THE FLAT TRACK Tue. Feb. 23rd!

Attention Rat City Rollergirls fans! You've been waiting since its World Premiere at the 2007 Seattle International Film Festival, and now we're happy to announce that Blood on the Flat Track: The Rise of the Rat City Rollergirls is finally coming out on DVD! To celebrate, Scarecrow Video will host directors Lainy Bagwell and Lacey Leavitt along with current & alumni members of the Rat City Rollergirls here to sign DVDs & chat with fans on Tuesday, February 23rd at 7pm. The documentary profiles the early days of the RCRG from their origins at a White Center roller rink, to the formation of the league and its four signature teams, to their fierce competition in Tuscon against some of the best leagues in the country. It's not just a behind the scenes look at the the league and the women who skate but also a profile of the passion and politics involved when a group of dedicated individuals create & maintain a grassroots organization. Plus, there's plenty of tough derby action as these athletes race, block, push, and sometimes flat out fight their way to victory on the track. Please enjoy not one, but two trailers (warning: the first one has some salty language) And here's an episode of the MacGuffin Podcast, in which Spencer and BOFT co-director Lacey Leavitt discuss her career in film and the genesis of Blood on the Flat Track. They also get to talking about their favorite guilty viewing pleasures (Viva VHS!) and their DVD picks for the week. We'd like to give a virtual high-5 to Ms. Leavitt for the most concise comment on Michael Bay's Transformers we've heard. You hit the nail right on the head! Episode 28 - A Change Of Pace from Spencer Fornaciari on Vimeo. Make plans to be here Tuesday night for the DVD release and meet the amazing women behind the movie and the sport. And while you're here, be sure to check out our ever growing Roller Derby rental section! boftcover

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