'Blowin' Up' offers one of the most hopeful real-world visions of heroic women...ever to fill the screen.
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Blowin' Up

Working within a broken criminal justice system, a team of rebel heroines work to change the the way women arrested for prostitution are prosecuted. With intimate camerawork that lingers on details and brings the Queens criminal courtroom to life, BLOWIN’ UP celebrates acts of steadfast defiance, even as it reveals the hurdles these women must face.

Played at

Music Hall, 4.12.19 - 4.18.19
Rated NR This film is subtitled This film is subtitled
Runtime: 94 min
Language: English, Japanese, Mandarin
FEATURED REVIEW: Jeannette Catsoulis, New York Times
The world presented in “Blowin’ Up,” Stephanie Wang-Breal’s vérité dive into a progressive courtroom in Queens, is an overwhelmingly female one. Presided over by the benevolent Judge Toko Serita, this haven for women accused of prostitution-relat...