I was not aware that Drew Barrymore had directed a roller derby movie until just now. Sounds pretty, pretty interesting. Plus, you can watch it with the Rose City Rollers and win season tickets to the matches.
From Rose City Rollers:
Whip It Roller Derby Movie Crashes Into Theatres This Week
Rose City Rollers offer fans the inside track to derby movie fun
Portland, OR (Sept. 25, 2009) — The Rose City Rollers (RCR) are excited to offer fans two ways to join them in celebrating the release of Drew Barrymore's Whip It roller derby movie. Fans can enter to win tickets to join RCR for a special sneak preview on Sept 29th or can join RCR at the movie premiere on Oct 2nd. At the premiere, Portland's favorite derby queens will be giving away RCR season passes, bout tickets and awesome merchandise.
Whip It stars Ellen Page as a rebellious young girl who takes up roller derby as an avenue on the road to self-discovery. The young heroine's journey mirrors the spirit of empowerment and camaraderie experienced by the thousands of women worldwide playing derby today; she finds the hero within herself! Fans are invited to join the Rose City Rollers in watching a comic version of their lives on the big screen.
Two Ways to Join RCR at the Movies
Sneak Preview: Tuesday, Sept 29 7PM at Lloyd Center
Enter-To-Win Win 1 of 5 pairs of tickets to join RCR at the premiere, including getting decked out in "Whip It" and RCR swag! Winners will be notified by email at noon on Tuesday.
Movie Premiere: Friday Oct 2 7PM at Lloyd Center
RCR will be at the premiere interacting with audience members, giving out RCR merchandise, and talking about upcoming tryouts and bouts. Season passes and bout tickets will be raffled off to attendees.