A Feminist Survival Guide to Seattle
When: Sunday, March 8th, starting at 3PM
Where: Northwest Film Forum, 1515 12th Avenue
3PM – “She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry” screening
Cost: $12.38, buy tickets here
“She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry” resurrects the buried history of the outrageous, often brilliant women who founded the modern women’s movement from 1966 to 1971. The film takes us from the founding of NOW, when ladies wore hats and gloves, to the emergence of more radical factions of women’s liberation; from intellectuals like Kate Millett to the street theatrics of WITCH (Women’s International Conspiracy from Hell!). It aims not to romanticize the early movement, but to dramatize it in its exhilarating, quarrelsome, sometimes heart-wrenching glory. The film does not shy away from the controversies over race, sexual identity and leadership that arose. “She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry” captures the spirit of the time — thrilling, scandalous, and often hilarious.
Read our review of the film here.
5PM – “The Clouds” screening
Cost: $8, buy tickets here
Special guest and local filmmaker Lynn Shelton will present a rare screening of her 16mm film The Clouds that touch us out of clear skies, a haunting, imagistic documentary that tells a personal miscarriage story. The film will be followed by conversation and live performances. Special ticket pricing: $8 general admission.
The evening will conclude with readings and performances by local feminists/writers Sonya Vatomsky and Jocelyn MacDonald, and musician Briana Marela. (Organized by the Men’s Rights Club)
Please bring supplies for the Supply Drive run by New Beginnings, a primary nonprofit resource for domestic violence prevention and services. New Beginning’s mission is to “provide shelter, advocacy and support for battered women and their children, and to change attitudes and social institutions that foster and perpetuate violence”.
Items collected: toiletries, socks, underwear, colored pencils, markers, hand sanitizers, feminine hygiene products