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Feminist Film Mashup with The Mary Sue!
September 27, 2018 @ 6:45 pm
Join us for a new Feminist Film Mashup with The Mary Sue: SUPERHEROES X COMIC BOOK HEROINES!
Sponsored by Tor Books and their #FearlessWomen campaign! Get a free tote bag and a select #FearlessWoman book!
Princess Weekes, Assistant Editor of The Mary Sue and Tor are back to celebrate diversity and break the mold of the oh-so-tired female narrative by challenging the ways we have come to accept female roles in film – and this time, with a full venue takeover! Join us for another playful and engaging feminist clip-show-style film analysis and a special video message from beloved fantasy author, Victoria, V.E. Schwab!
Princess will take a Black Widow dive into the history of female comic-book/superhero movies starting with Jane Fonda’s Barbarella before going into Wonder Woman and our hopes with Captain Marvel. The show will explore the common tropes in these films through a feminist, pop culture lens as well as why it took so long to get these movies done and done right. Plus representation issues (why is Storm still not done right guys?). As always, the show is guaranteed to bring a fresh perspective and a few side splitting laughs while promoting a healthy camaraderie among attendees.
**Seating is on a first come, first-served basis. Having a ticket guarantees entry, but does not guarantee a seat.
Stick around after the show! Redeem your ticket at the bar for $2 off any drink