Lost Grrrls: Riot Grrrl in Los Angeles


Lost Grrrls traces the roots and evolution of a vibrant local feminist culture that defied the mass media spun stereotypes of riot grrrl and used punk rock to build solidarity with aligned movements.

The Story

Lost Grrrls is a documentary film that explores the diverse feminist punk culture of riot grrrl and other united groups in Los Angeles, California. This is what happens when people work towards the common goal of liberation of all people. In Los Angeles, there is unity between riot grrrls, chicana punks, Black Panthers, peace punks, racial justice activists, animal rights activists, Food Not Bombs and LGBTQ activists.


This is a 20 min. work-in-progress cut. Lost Grrrls: Riot Grrrl in Los Angeles is the installment of the GRRRL serial. Directed, produced and edited by Vega Darling.



20 Minute Work-In-Progress Cut

Screening Schedule

There are no scheduled, upcoming screenings.

03/30/2018 – Venice, California – 2nd Annual Los Angeles Punk Film Festival – 8pm – Q&A with Lucretia Tye Jasmine (Revolution Rising, Riot Grrrl Mix Tapes), Madigan Shive (Bonfire Madigan, Tattle Tale) and Beth Capper (Oiler, Fleabag) –  Beyond Baroque 681 Venice Blvd, Venice, CA 90291

12/02/2017 – Ft. Lauderdale, Florida – Art Mama Moves! – 8pm – 1517 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301

11/30/2016 – Irvine, California – 6 pm – Q&A with director Vega Darling – University of California, Irvine – McCormick Theater

09/14/2016 – Lisbon, Portugal – Rama Em Flor – Performances by The Younger Lovers, DJ set by The Knife + local bands and DJs – DAMAS – Rua da Voz do Operário, 60 Lisbon, Portugal

07/16/2016 – Sacramento, CA  – SOLD OUT – Ladyfest Sacramento – 5pm – Cafe Colonial  3520 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95820

07/15/2016 – Sacramento, CA – SOLD OUT – Ladyfest Sacramento – 5pm – Cafe Colonial  3520 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95820

07/01/2016 – London, UK – World Premiere – East End Film Festival – 8:45pm – Genesis Cinema 93-95 Mile End Road, London E1 4UJ, United Kingdom – Skype Q&A with director Vega Darling

04/30/2016 – Glasgow, UK – SOLD OUT! – Glasgow Zine Fest – Centre of Contemporary Arts – 350 Sauchiehall Street, G2 3JD Glasgow, United Kingdom

03/20/2016 – Los Angeles, CA – Grrrls on Film – LOST GRRRLS: RIOT GRRRL IN LOS ANGELES AND GRRRL LOVE AND REVOLUTION: RIOT GRRRL NYC – Q&A with directors Vega Darling and Abby Moser will follow. 12:00 PM – Mayer Theater – Loyola Marymount University Dr. Los Angeles, CA 90045

10/30/2015 -Athens, GA – Bombs Away Books – 295 1/2 E Broad St – Athens, Georgia

10/25/2015- Asheville, NC – The Goddess Underground at Vavavoom – 57 Broadway st. Asheville, NC 28801

10/24/2015 – Warwickshire, UK – Femmington Spa Queer Fest – The Robbins’ Well 2 Victoria Terrace, CV31 3AB Leamington Spa

08/24/2015 – Los Angeles, CA – Feminist Film Series at Women’s Center for Creative work in LA – 2425 Glover Pl, Los Angeles, CA 90013

07/18/2015 – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Zine Fest – Eyedrum Gallery – 88 Forsyth St. SW, Atlanta, GA 30303

06/28/2015 Los Angeles, CA – Solidarity Fest CIELO Galleries – 3201 Maple Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90011

05/16/2015 – Irvine, CA – University of California, Irvine Undergraduate Research Symposium – UCI, Irvine CA 92697

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