Sisters with Transistors (2021)

  • Documentary, Music, Archive, History
  • 1h 24m

This archival documentary explores the untold story of the substantial impact of electronic music’s remarkable female pioneers and composers.

Starting all the way back in 1929, Sisters with Transistors charts the groundbreaking work and innovation of the women who embraced the emerging technologies and machines of the 20th century to create music. Every development can be traced back to one of the 10 women featured in this film. Their successes proved revolutionary, and utterly transformed how we produce and listen to music today.

This film contains a sequence of flashing lights which might affect customers who are susceptible to photosensitive epilepsy.

“Magical documentary” The Irish Times

“captures the thrill of discovery and innovation” Slant Magazine

Director

Lisa Rovner

Producer

Anna Lena Vaney

Language

English

Subtitles

English

Country

UK