DRIVER (Tribeca 2024)- Review by Leslie Combemale

Documentarian Nesa Azimi’s alternatively meditative, enraging, and joyful Driver follows Desiree Wood, long haul trucker, educator, and founder of the nonprofit advocacy group Real Women in Trucking, as well as a number of her female fellow truckers. It shows their experiences, which range from struggling to keep their trucks, stay housed, and stay safe, to finding camaraderie, mentorship, and a true sisterhood with each other. The amount of harassment, aggression, sexual abuse, and manipulation by big industry (or what they call “Mega Trucking”) is worse that most people could possibly imagine. Rape culture is alive and thriving all around them.

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