The Monkey and Her Driver

Kendra and Betty are America’s only all women sidecar road racing team for 2015.  This 23 minute documentary profiles these two fearless women who, with their stubborn motorcycle sidecar, demonstrate extraordinary determination and true grit to overcome mechanical gremlins to compete successfully in the Sidecar Racers Association West racing season.

Filmmakers

Ned Thanhouser is an award-winning documentary filmmaker.  His latest production THE THANHOUSER STUDIO AND THE BIRTH OF AMERICAN CINEMA film won a Special Jury Award at WorldFestHouston, won Award of Excellence from the Depth of Field Film Festival, was selected by the NYC independent Film Festival and the Los Angeles Film Review, and was broadcast on Turner Classic Movies in July 2015. Ned is an avid member of the local motorcycle community and has produced several short films about the Alley Sweeper (also in this year’s Motoblot Film Fest,) and Black Dog Dual Sport events.

MonkeyAndHerDriver

Year:  2016
Category:  Short Documentary
Country:  USA
Run Time:  23 minutes

Director:
Ned Thanhouser
Producer:
Ned Thanhouser
Music:
Bitch School
Key Cast:
Keandra McDonal
Elizabeth Herlocker