Joan Jett is known for her hit “I Love Rock n’ Roll,” which was a hit on radio and television for a long time. However, the artist is much more than that; her band The Runaways influenced many artists of younger generations. Bad Reputation shows the punk scene in the seventies through interviews and archival images in which a theme is clear: although audiences wanted to pigeonhole Joan Jett, she will remain faithful to her authenticity.
Kevin Kerslake is a director of films, music videos, and commercials. His work helped forge the visual identity of an entire generation on MTV, as he directed music videos for Nirvana, Green Day, R.E.M, Prince, Joan Jett, STP, The Rolling Stones, Smashing Pumpkins, Rancid, Rise Against, and the Red Hot Chili Peppers, among others.