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GIRL GONE BAD

The documentary film GIRL GONE BAD is a wild ride into the extraordinary world of female motorcyclists, an amazing group of women few people know anything about, with hard-core biker Dusty, a native-born Apache, ex-felon, ex-go-go dancer, and a single mother of three as our guide.

Whatever they're called - outriders and outlaws, club mamas, Dykes on Bikes, weekend warriors, biker babes - each character we meet along the road struggles to defy traditional stereotypes in the sexually charged world of motorcycling, and in the process, establishes her own uncompromising identity.

GIRL GONE BAD has at its documentary heart the quest to understand the true nature of freedom and self discovery. Filmmaker Louis Yansen, whose previous award-winning dramatic feature film MISPLACED was televised on PBS-TV/American Playhouse and screened at many film festivals including London, Toronto, Hong Kong, Seattle, Deauville among others, teams up with Robert DeMaio, editor of 1996 Sundance Film Festival's Playboy Freedom of Expression Award winner FEAR & LEARNING AT HOOVER ELEMENTARY to complete this provocative documentary film.

Running Time: 57 minutes

Reviews:

"Yansen allows us to see the other side of the typically male dominated world of motorcycling."
Denver Film Fest

"Director Louis Yansen's GIRL GONE BAD, an ode to the open road with a feminine twist, takes a thrill ride into the world of women bikers... these women's stories are guaranteed to take you on the ride of your life," M. Gould

Past Screenings:

PBS
Denver International Film Festival
Mill Valley Film Festival
Columbus College of Art and Design

Notes:

GIRL GONE BAD was selected for the Guggenheim Museum's Permanent Collection as part of "Art of the Motorcycle" exhibit, which broke attendance records internationally.

GIRL GONE BAD

Director/Producer.............................................Louis Yansen
Associate Producer/Supervising Editor..............Robert DeMaio
Assistant Producer....................................Dominique LaPage
Sound..............................................................Paul O'Lague
Graphics & Special Effects.............................Steve Grumette
Editor and Camera............................................Louis Yansen
Additional Photography...................................Wolf Bukowski
Music Written & Performed..........................Sazacha Red Sky
Addl Music Written & Composed.....Jim Cypherd & Burt Malcuit
Additional Music Performed by.......................................hbbq

WITH

Dusty Switzer
Sgt. Lisa Turvey
Gail Chambers
Malysa Wyse
Laura Sable
Trish Decker
Scorpio Cornett
Liddo Jim Cornett
Peggy Bennington
Linda Chaput
Janet Vargas
Undaunted MC
Buffy
BJ
RUB
MA
Slim
Giggles
No Show
Roadrunner

SPECIAL THANKS

Sturgis Rally, Sturgis, South Dakota
Resurrection Motorcycle Club, Seattle, WA
Los Angeles Police Department
Cher
Peter Fonda
Larry Hagman
Kirby Dick
Gay & Lesbian Historical Society of Northern CA
The Performance Machine
Playboy Enterprises
Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles
Chapman University, Orange, CA