Siren Spirits – REEL FEMINISM in APRIL

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

7pm-9pm

The Clinton Street Theater

“In Other Words presents Reel Feminism” is a monthly film series hosted at the Clinton Street Theater!

The APRIL 2014 screening is: SIREN SPIRITS

Tickets are sliding scale, starting at $5. Anything over $5 directly benefits In Other Words Feminist Community Center.

SIREN SPIRITS (1994) is a compilation of 4 short films.

Ngozi Onwurah’s WHITE MEN ARE CRACKING UP uses a murder mystery to explore the legacies of British colonialism and the exoticization of Black women.

Pratibha Parmar directed MEMSAHIB RITA to chronicle the internal culture clash suffered by a London girl with a British mother and a Sri Lankan father.

Dani Williamson’s GET ME TO THE CREMATORIUM ON TIME is a moving portrait of undying love and grief.

Frances-Anne Solomon’s BIDESHI follows a comatose man whose soul is stuck in a dark tunnel near death until he is able to resolve his conflict with his daughter.

(wmm.com, cstpdx.com)

For more information: http://cstpdx.com/show/reel-feminism-maria-nobodys-land

Stick around afterwards for a debriefing discussion.

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REEL FEMINISM is a film series highlighting movies directed by women and genderqueer individuals that have a feminist perspective or address feminist topics.

Join the Facebook group to stay in the loop about upcoming Reel Feminism screenings and share your ideas for films you would like to see included https://www.facebook.com/groups/reelfeminism/

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Other ways to get involved:

–> VOLUNTEER AT IN OTHER WORDS Feminist Community Center! http://inotherwords.org/support-us/volunteer

–> volunteer at The Clinton Street Theater! http://cstpdx.com/content/volunteer-clinton

 

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