Sarah Jacobson's punk-spirited DIY films from the 1990s combine B-movie aesthetics and riot grrrl feminism, standing as a testament to the vision, determination, and raw talent of the Queen of Underground Cinema. I WAS A TEENAGE SERIAL KILLER, a 27-minute short, is SLACKER meets Valerie Solanas, as a 19-year-old woman responds to catcalls, condescension, and bad sex the only way she knows how: murder. Taking on every major function from production through distribution, Sarah Jacobson proved herself as a shit-kicker and rule-breaker, finding fans in filmmakers Allison Anders (GAS FOOD LODGING) and Tamra Davis (CROSSROADS), as well as Kim Gordon of Sonic Youth. From 90’s DIY dynamo Sarah Jacobson, the 27-minute short I WAS A TEENAGE SERIAL KILLER is SLACKER meets Valerie Solanas, as a 19-year-old woman responds to catcalls, condescension, and bad sex the only way she knows how: murder.
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