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April 1, 2018
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2018 Retrospective Programme Revealed
A timely look at women in cinema, Female Directors in American Cinema will form the main retrospective strand shining a light on the work of female directors from 1980 to 1991, whilst creating a fascinating picture of American society at the time from a female perspective. Titles screening include: The Decline of Western Civilization (Penelope Spheeris, 1981), Fast Times at Ridgemont High (Amy Heckerling, 1982), Testament (Lynne Littman, 1983), Smithereens (Susan Seidelman, 1985), Smooth Talk (Joyce Chopra, 1985), Desert Hearts (Donna Deitch, 1985), Working Girls (Lizzie Borden, 1986), Ornette: Made in America (Shirley Clarke, 1986), Near Dark (Kathryn Bigelow, 1987), and Paris is Burning (Jennie Livingston, 1991). Read More here

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