SISTERS WITH TRANSISTORS (MIFF 2021) – Review by Alexandra Heller-Nicholas

Sisters with Transistors makes an explicit connection between the assumed ‘boys club’ nature of electronic music and the broader plight of feminism more generally explicit. All those catch phrases and keywords that have been tethered to the former since its conception – speaking up, being heard, making noise – are granted remarkable new meaning when tied so explicitly to the history of women in electronic music, and how broadly their place in that history has been denied.

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SISTERS WITH TRANSISTORS – Review by Leslie Combemale

In writer/director Lisa Rovner’s documentary Sisters With Transistors, avant-garde composer Laurie Anderson explains, “This is the story of women who hear music in their heads….of dreams enabled by technology”. The film chronologically delves into the work of some of the most visionary pioneers in electronic music, who also happen to be women, which of course means their contributions have remained largely unsung.

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Digging Deeper into Toronto Festival Films – An Overview by Janice Page

Toronto International Film Festival was overrun with big movies about and by Bostonians. While headlines were grabbed by predictable awards-season

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