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Beyond the Canon

 
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Feb 16—Mar 30, 2019
 
   
 
 
 
 
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It is no secret that the cinema canon has historically skewed toward lionizing the white, male auteur. This monthly series seeks to question that history and broaden horizons by pairing one much-loved, highly regarded, canonized classic with a thematically or stylistically-related—and equally brilliant—work by a filmmaker traditionally excluded from that discussion.


 
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Beyond The Canon: The Fits + Picnic at Hanging Rock
Sat, Mar 30, 2019
 
Beyond The Canon: The Fits + Picnic at Hanging Rock
Sat, Mar 30, 2019
 

Mesmerizing and mysterious visions of female adolescence: Anna Rose Holmer’s tour-de-force of movement and mood The Fits screens with Peter Weir’s classic of the Australian New Wave.

+ The Fits screens first, followed by Picnic at Hanging Rock
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As a cinematic idea the beautiful, seductive, transgender woman is a subversive contradiction of social and political mores. In The Crying Game and Funeral Parade of Roses transgender women do not die. They’re femme-fatales, punks, weirdos and rebels and they look damn good the entire time.



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Touchstones of transgender representation from 1960s Japan and the 1990s multiplex.

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This monthly series challenges the white, male bias of the traditional auteurist canon.

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