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Tomboys! Feisty Girls and Spirited Women Original Title

Tomboys! Feisty Girls and Spirited Women

Director

Julie Akeret, Christian McEwen

Year

2004

Country

USA

Are tomboys tamed once they grow up? This lively and inspiring documentary explodes that archaic myth with the stories of proud tomboys of all ages: African-American teenager Jay Gillespie; Massachusetts firefighter Tracy Driscoll, lesbian artist Nancy Brooks Brody and the inimitable political activist Doris Haddock, aka Granny D, whose walk across America in support of campaign finance reform has gained global attention. Interviews with these feisty women are intercut with personal photographs and archival footage to celebrate tomboys of all ages. With additional commentary by girls' studies pioneer Carol Gilligan, these tales of energy and enterprise are a revelation to us all.