Filmed during "The Teaches of Peaches Anniversary Tour" in 2022, this documentary seamlessly weaves together exclusive archival gems with dynamic tour footage capturing the transformative journey of Canadian Merrill Nisker into the internationally acclaimed cultural powerhouse Peaches. From the inception of the stage show to the rigorous rehearsals and riveting performances, the film provides an intimate look at the inner workings of a tour led by this beloved and globally celebrated icon.
As a feminist musician, producer, director, and performance artist, Peaches has spent over two decades challenging gender stereotypes, solidifying her status alongside pop and music industry icons. Her fearless originality has challenged social norms, dismantled stereotypes, and confronted patriarchal power structures. Through biting wit, she advocates for LGBTQIA+ rights and tackles issues of gender and sexual identity, leaving an indelible mark on popular culture.

Category Documentary
Director Philipp Fussenegger, Judy Landkammer (co-director)
Production avanti media fiction GmbH
Country Germany
Format Full HD, DCP
Runtime 102 min
Year 2024
Broadcaster ZDF/ARTE
Language English, German
Subtitles English
Genre Arts & Culture, Biography, LGBTQ+, Music, Pop Culture, Sex & Sexuality


  • 74th Berlin International Film Festival, Panorama Dokumente, Germany (2024) - World Premiere
  • "Teddy Award - Best Documentary", Berlin International Film Festival, Germany (2024)
  • CPH:DOX, Sound & Vision, Denmark (2024)
  • Thessaloniki International Documentary Festival, Open Horizon, Greece (2024)
  • Festival Internacional de Cine de Cartagena de Indias - FICCI / Cartagena Film Festival, Midnights Section, Colombia (2024)
  • INTRO Festival, Ukraine (2024)
  • Hot Docs - Canadian International Documentary Festival, Pop/Life, Canada (2024)
  • Krakow Film Festival, DocFilmMusic, Poland (2024)

Quotes & Other

  • "The film celebrates her work through impressively shot concert footage that sees her still brimming with energy as fans continue to embrace her punk sensibility."
    Mark Adams, Business Doc Europe

  • "A cinematographic space in which different time periods blend into one uninterrupted present, where the energy and the nonconformity triumphantly live on, unspoiled and evergreen."
    Erwan Desbois, International Cinephile Society

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