Reel Herstory: The Real Story of Reel Women directed by Ally Acker and narrated by Jodie Foster. The film follows the women pioneers of filmmaking from the birth of the industry through the talkies.
Wonder Women: The Untold Story of American Superheroines directed by Kristy Guevara-Flanagan. The history of fictional female heroes in Western media from Wonder Woman’s creation onward. Featuring Gloria Steinem, actors Lynda Carter and Lindsey Wagner, and a colorful cast of scholars, writers, and fans, the film challenges pop culture’s gender biases by looking at how Wonder Woman’s storyline changed over time while considering how women are rarely depicted as heroic, powerful, or world-changing.
She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry directed by Mary Dore. A documentary that resurrects the buried history of the outrageous, often brilliant women who founded the modern women’s movement from 1966 to 1971.
$25 per person in advance. $30 at the door. Seating is limited.