New Jersey Film Festival Fall 2023

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Minnesota Mean – Dawn Mikkelson (Duluth, Minnesota)

A year in the lives of six members of the Minnesota RollerGirls, one of the most competitive roller derby teams in the world, as they strive to win the Hydra, the top prize in Women’s Flat Track Roller Derby. When the star of the team gets injured, will her teammates find their own power? Minnesota Mean is a human drama about the pounding heart of roller derby: powerful, self-sufficient women. It’s a vital and relevant story of triumph, loss, strength, determination, and a search for balance between individuality and community. How do women who pride themselves on their hard-won independence thrive in a sport that requires them to rely on a team? How do they meet the full-time demands of the sport without sacrificing their own dreams for life outside the rink? 2022; 81 min.

  • Year
  • Runtime
    81 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
    United States
  • Director
    Dawn Mikkelson
  • Screenwriter
    Dawn Mikkelson
  • Producer
    Dawn Mikkelson
  • Filmmaker
    Dawn Mikkelson
  • Cast
    Brickyard, Hurtrude Stein, Shiver Me Kimbers, Smoka Hontas, Diamond Rough, Switch Please
  • Cinematographer
    Jim Tittle
  • Music