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Interview: Bob Ray and Werner Campbell on Hell on Wheels (2008)

hellonwheelsIt was a big few weeks for Bob Ray of¬†Crashcam Films: A second child, a “Best of Austin” award for best emergent filmmaker, and the DVD release of his Roller Derby documentary¬†Hell on Wheels.

The film tells the story of how modern-day rollerderby in Austin almost didn’t happen. For the 300-plus leagues around the world, it’s a lesson in the potential problems and internal politics of getting to the first bout (it’s amazing how many leagues have gone through very similar problems, and how many survive to thrive like both the flat track Texas Rollergirls and the banked track Lonestar Rollergirls.)

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