Friday, May 4
Film at 8 PM
Box Office opens 30 minutes prior to screening
She’s the hottest thing on eight wheels.
Whip It (2009) is a comedy-drama film written by roller derby star-turned-screenwriter Shauna Cross, based on Cross’s novel Derby Girl. Drew Barrymore makes her directorial debut with Whip It!, the story of an ex-beauty pageant contestant named Bliss (played by Juno’s Ellen Page) who leaves her crowns behind after joining a roller-derby team. While her mother would prefer that Bliss unlace her skates and step back before the judges, the rebellious teen instead seeks the wisdom of rowdy mentor Malice in Wonderland (Kristen Wiig) in learning the tricks of the circuit track.