It's Only Life After All
New York Premiere

It's Only Life After All

Feature | United States | 123 MINUTES
Women, LGBTQIA+, Music

A revealing exploration and much-anticipated love letter to the massively beloved folk-rock duo Indigo Girls. From their serendipitous meeting at Emory University, where their innate musical styles collided, to their hardscrabble days as a popular bar band, to their explosion on the worldwide music scene with their eponymous album — this is the deep dive into their story that their intensely devoted fans have craved.

In Alexandria Bombach’s sensitively helmed ode, Emily Saliers and Amy Ray push aside their reluctance and unveil the stories behind the band’s decades of history and 15 million records sold, including their personal struggles, incessant dismissal by music critics, and devotion to LGBTQ+ and Indigenous rights. Through never-before-seen archival footage and frank conversation, It’s Only Life After All beautifully demonstrates how Ray and Saliers have persevered over 35 years while remaining authentic to their roots as artists, activists, and, above all else, friends.––Liza Domnitz

After the Premiere: "Behind the Songwriting," a conversation with Indigo Girls and music journalist Abigail Covington.

Cast & Credits
Directed by
Alexandria Bombach
Alexandria Bombach
Kathlyn Horan, Jess Devaney, Anya Rous, Alexandria Bombach
Alexandria Bombach, Erick Stoll, J. Bennett
Alexandria Bombach
Executive Producer
Jenny Raskin, Geralyn White Dreyfous, Ann Lovell, Sara Lovell, Debbie L. McLeod, Meadow Fund, Alexandra Shiva, Adam Lewis, Melony Lewis, The Wadsworth Family
Brock Williams, Colleen Cassingham
Amy Ray, Emily Saliers, Winona LaDuke

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> > Explore Indigo Girls' discography here.


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