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BLOCK E - WOMEN IN FILM

SUNY Cortland - Old Main, Brown Auditorium

Saturday, April 21st at 3:30pm

Free & Open to the Public

BRIDE OF FRANKIE

Directed by Devi Snively

Runtime - 18:48

Synopsis:

In this darkly comedic feminist nod to Mary Shelley's FRANKENSTEIN, a not-so-mad scientist builds a mate for her mentor's lonely creation with electrifying, and deadly, results.

CHILDER

Directed by Aislinn Clarke

Runtime - 18:43

Synopsis:

An introverted mother's worst fears are amplified when she is stalked by the feral children living in the woods surrounding her home.

STRAYED

Directed by Heather Edwards

Runtime - 20:00

Synopsis:

A dark comedy set in the colorful 1980's where a young girl faces life or death decisions involving a stray cat, a narcissistic 'mother' and the pet cemetery of the rich and famous.

SUSANNE AND THE MAN

Directed by Milena Govich

Runtime - 7:18

Synopsis:

Susanne endeavors to find her own voice & rhythm when she finds herself in a meeting with the king of mansplaining.

THE 2ND SEX AND THE 7TH ART:
MAKING MOVIES WITH WOMEN ABOUT WOMEN

Directed by Jennifer Dean

Runtime - 5:11

Synopsis:

A short interview piece - part of a larger project on Women Making Movies in the US.

UNDEFINABLE GIRL, UNACCEPTABLE FACT

Directed by Codie Yan

Runtime - 3:32

Synopsis:

To raise the voice of the young women of color who refuse to be identified as stereotypes of their skins instead of their individual beauty.

"WOMEN IN FILM" PANEL DISCUSSION TO FOLLOW

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