Jonathan Sehring, president of Sundance Selects/IFC Films, said in a statement: " 'The Punk Singer' is one of those great documentaries that makes you realize how much a single person can accomplish in a short span of time.... Kathleen Hanna is a complex, fascinating human being who is beautifully captured in Sini Anderson's 'The Punk Singer.'"
The film explores the health issues that Hanna, now 43, has battled over the last few years because of late-stage
Other interview subjects in the film include Hanna's former bandmates from both Bikini Kill and Le Tigre, rock critic Ann Powers and musicians
Hanna recently performed for only the second time with the band the Julie Ruin as part of the Northside Festival in
“I really feel this frees me from any kind of burden,” Hanna said at
The Julie Ruin recently released a track, "Oh Come On," from its album "Run Fast," set for release in September.
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