A Girl and A Gun, presents a feminine perspective on one of the most masculine tools of modern times. Filmed throughout the US, this documentary delves into the psyche of the American gun world to understand the complex relationship between American women and their guns. Penetrating far beyond Hollywood’s hyper-sexualized femme fatales, the film candidly explores the modern American woman through intimate portraits encompassing issues of preservation, power, feminism, and violence.
Punctuated with archival footage and expert commentary to provide a rich historical and cultural context, A Girl and A Gun illuminates a complex portrait of a deadly serious issue. The intimate and graphic portrayals in A Girl and A Gun are of women who’ve carved themselves a home in the gun community, but their personal journeys in one way or another reflect the same issues every woman faces today.