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Cinéphile Sundays: Dream Girls
Sun, April 23, 2017, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT
Cinephile Sunday at Wellesley College presents: Dream Girls, A May Haduong '00 Screening
In the high-stakes world of the Takarazuka Revue, young women vie to perform as men or women in the troupe's wildly popular musicals. A fascinating documentary about gender, sexuality, and performance, Dream Girls offers a unique persepctive on the confines of modern women in a male-dominated world. Join film archivist May Haduong '00 as she presents a rare 16mm print of Dream Girls, along with some outstanding short films from the Academy Film Archive's collection.
This semester's Cinéphile Sundays film series is titled Where Do We Go Now?. Although films made by women have already figured in our Cinéphile Sundays series, the time has come to dedicate a five-film cycle to women directors. The series’ title is the English translation of the title of one the films, Nadine Labaki’s Et maintenant on va où? (2011).
Read more at http://www.wellesley.edu/event/node/104826#DBxFrvTAU4B0hXCj.99