In East Los Angeles, three young misfit women find solace in an unapologetic, feminist bicycle crew. They call themselves the Ovarian Psycos Bicycle Brigade.
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★★★½ review by human woman on Letterboxd
★★★★ review by Courtney Small on Letterboxd
I will definitely be showing my daughter this film when she is older. Frankly, I cannot wait for the day that she and all her female friends storm the streets with the same empowering confidence as the young women in Ovarian Psycos. On a side note, this film would make for a great double bill alongside 12 O'Clock Boys.
★★★½ review by Jason Bailey on Letterboxd
The opening music is dreamlike, and the images are striking: women on their bikes, riding through East LA, with bandanas over their faces like Wild West bandits. They are the Ovarian Psycos, an “all women of color bicycling brigade,” and this immersive documentary by Joanna Sokolowski and Kate Trumbull-Lavelle captures their scene – as well as the social and economic world and personal tragedies that shaped it. The personalities are vivid and the filmmaking is both mournful and exuberant, capturing these streets, their stories, and their world.
★★★★★ review by Ciara O on Letterboxd
★★★½ review by K. Galina on Letterboxd
Was lucky to catch a screening of this at the St Petersburg Activist Cinema Festival "Delai Fil'm". Well worth a watch!
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