Women's Studies, International Film Series Announce Fall 2015 Lineup

The series begins Sept. 2 with a showing of “Easy A.”

WHAT:           The Texas Tech University International Film Series, Women’s Studies Program, and Risk Intervention & Safety Education announce the fall lineup for the Sexism | Cinema series. The first showing is “Easy A.”

WHEN:           6 p.m., Wednesday (Sept. 2)

WHERE:         Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, 120 W. Loop 289

EVENT:          The film series features female protagonists and will discuss how sexism is embedded, endorsed and challenged in cinema, asking questions including “How much progress has been made?” and “How far do we have to go?” Films will be followed by a 30-minute discussion led by Texas Tech faculty members and guest speakers.

The fall lineup includes:
·         Sept. 2: “Easy A”
·         Oct. 7: “The Hours”
·         Nov. 4: “Rosehill”
·         Dec. 2: “A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night”

 The event is open to the public and admission is $3.

 For more information on the International Film Series, visit its website or Facebook page.

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CONTACT:  Dana Weiser, assistant professor, College of Human Sciences, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-4912 or dana.weiser@ttu.edu.