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Filmed during the Teaches of Peaches Anniversary Tour in 2022, Teaches of Peaches seamlessly weaves together exclusive archival gems with dynamic tour footage capturing the transformative journey of Toronto’s own Merrill Nisker to become the internationally acclaimed cultural powerhouse that is Peaches. From the inception of the stage show to the rigorous rehearsals and riveting performances, this intimate look shows an icon in her prime. Nisker takes this anniversary as an opportunity to reflect on her past—from her musical beginnings creating songs for kids in daycare to her favourite stage costumes—all set to her fearless, sexually charged electro ear worms. Through biting wit and brash talent, she advocates for body autonomy and LGBTQIA+ rights, leaving an indelible mark on popular culture. The feminism and art of Peaches will forever challenge gender stereotypes, social norms and the patriarchy until the world can finally “take it on, take it all on.”

Sales Agent: MAGNETFILM GmbH

Credits

  • Director(s)

    • Philipp Fussenegger
    • Judy Landkammer
  • Producer(s)

    • Cordula Kablitz-Post
    • Robert Kreuzaler
  • Executive Producer(s)

    • Cordula Kablitz-Post
  • Dramaturgy

    • Susanne Heuer
  • Writer(s)

    • Cordula Kablitz-Post
    • Schyda Vasseghi
  • Editor(s)

    • Judy Landkammer
  • Cinematography

    • Dino Osmanovic
  • Music

    • Peaches
  • Sound

    • Torben Seemann
    • Reemt Allerding
    • Jonas Hofer
    • Paul Eisenach

Promotional Partners

Community Partner: Goethe-Institut Toronto

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