As Real As It Gets: Growing Up Roller Derby

A Canadian roller derby team competes at the first Junior Olympics Roller Derby event in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Creative team

Writer: Kurt Spenrath
Directors/producers: Kurt Spenrath, Frederick Kroetsch

Filmmaker’s statement

Junior roller derby was an eye-opening experience. It’s not a spectacle anymore – it’s a sport.

About Kurt Spenrath and Frederick Kroetsch

Kurt Spenrath and Frederick Kroetsch

Frederick and Kurt have been making films for the past six years.

Their first documentary was called The Match and it’s about indie wrestling.

Since then they’ve made numerous short films, web series and documentaries that have screened all over the world.

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