Saturday, February 19, 2011

Heroine Addicts

Posted By on 02.19.11 at 02:32 PM

Geena Davis in The Long Kiss Goodnight

  • Geena Davis in "The Long Kiss Goodnight"

Facets Night School's new session on cult films starring women, Heroine Addicts, starts Saturday 2/19 with Lew Ojeda presenting James Cummins' 1991 The Boneyard, which pits a psychic against child zombies.

Coming up: Stephen Reginald of South Loop Connection presents Jean Negulesco's 1948 Johnny Belinda, starring Jane Wyman as a deaf mute woman facing an exploitative family, 2/26.

Facets' Lauren Whalen presents David Lynch's 2001 sapphic LA-strivers masterpiece Mulholland Dr., 3/5.

Filmmaker Michael Smith presents Dorothy Arzner's 1940 Dance, Girl, Dance 3/12.

Facets' Miguel Martinez presents Renny Harlin's 1996 actioner The Long Kiss Goodnight, 3/19.

Facets' Michelle Zaladonis presents Burt Kennedy's 1970 Raquel Welch revenge western Hannie Caulder 3/26.

Everything Is Terrible's Katherine Rife presents Shunya Ito's 1973 Japsploitation Female Prisoner Scorpion #701: Beast Stable, 4/2.

DePaul's Domick Mayer presents Russ Meyer's 1970 camp classic Beyond the Valley of the Dolls, scripted by Roger Ebert, 4/9.

Sessions are Saturday nights at midnight at 1517 W. Fullerton Ave. $5; free for members.

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