Fanny: The Right to Rock

Fanny: The Right to Rock

This award-winning film tells the untold story of the iconic 1970’s all-woman rock band. David Bowie described Fanny as one of the most important bands of the era. Using documentary footage and photos, as well as interviews with notables like Bonnie Rait, Def Leppard’s Joe Elliott, The Go-Go’s Kathy Valentine, Todd Rundgren, The Runaways’ Cherie Currie, Lovin’ Spoonful’s John Sebastian, The B52’s Kate Pierson, Charles Neville and David Bowie guitarist and bassist Earl Slick and Gail Ann Dorsey, the film traces Fanny’s rise to fame. 

Current interviews with the band members who reflect on Fanny’s meteoric rise and success add depth to the story of one of the 20th century’s most interesting rock bands.

Awards and Nominations

Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival 2021, Winner, Rogers Audience Choice Award
Nashville Film Festival 2021, Nominee, Best Music Documentary Feature
Two Riversides Film and Art Festival 2021, Winner, Audience Award


Bobbi Jo Hart



Film Details

2021, 96 min