Tag Archive: punk rock

#TBT – Jini’s artistry at the Front of the Room

By Karen Whitehead, director HER AIM IS TRUE During my conversation with NBC San Diego’s culture and music blog, SoundDiego ahead of our screening tonight at the Museum of Photographic Arts I reminded myself… Continue reading

FINDING MY SHERO – my journey into indie doc land

BY KAREN WHITEHEAD, director, Her Aim Is True As I became a teenager in London in the late Seventies, I was fortunate to witness two exciting cultural phenomenons; the indie music punk scene… Continue reading

Abating the Angst (And finding Her Aim Is True!)

Guest Post by Jon DeMaio, student of film & part-time production intern As I sit in a class that explores the indefinite definition of American “independent” cinema in my senior year at Wesleyan… Continue reading

Room with a Tacoma View

By Karen Whitehead, director Her Aim Is True There’s a myth about filmmaking you often hear: films happen when you turn on the cameras and you can always find your story when you… Continue reading

Finding Northwest Cool

FINDING NORTHWEST COOL, guest post by Her Aim Is True production intern, Annie Schweikert Like most of the audience for Her Aim Is True, the new indie documentary by Karen Whitehead, I had… Continue reading

‘Tall Cool One,’ The Wailers and the Northwest scene

TALL COOL ONE, The Wailers and the Northwest Scene Guest Post by John Broven The Wailers, widely reputed as the pioneering Northwest band, bounced into the national spotlight in 1959 with their very… Continue reading

OF BANDS AND BONDS

By Her Aim Is True Director, Karen Whitehead Of Bands and Bonds One of the most intriguing aspects of Jini Dellaccio’s story that formed the backbone of Her Aim Is True is about… Continue reading

TALKING PICTURES

Talking Pictures By Her Aim Is True director, Karen Whitehead Embarking on this journey to tell the unknown story of pioneering rock and roll photographer, Jini Dellaccio, I had no idea how deeply… Continue reading

REINVENTING THE GOLDEN YEARS

Reinventing The Golden Years, by Her Aim Is True director, Karen Whitehead It is funny how things come full circle. Just over three years ago I took a huge leap of faith that… Continue reading

The Boys From Tacoma

Behind the scenes of Jini Dellaccio’s first rock n roll photo shoot in the early 1960s is a captivating story of teens coming of age in a blue collar town, determined to create… Continue reading