International Women's Day Gala
Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines
Filmmaker: Directed by Kristy Guevara-Flanagan
With Lynda Carter, Jane Espenson, Kathleen Hanna.
BFI Southbank, Sat 8 March 6.30pm
Join us on International Women's Day for a special screening of Kristy Guevara-Flanagan's Wonder Woman! The Untold Story of American Superheroines, plus announcements about our festival in April.
WONDER WOMEN! traces the fascinating birth, evolution and legacy of the Wonder Woman figure and introduces audiences to a dynamic group of fictional and real-life superheroines fighting for positive role models for girls, both on screen and off.
From the birth of the 1940s comic book heroine, Wonder Woman, to the blockbusters of today, WONDER WOMEN! looks at how popular representations of powerful women often reflect society’s anxieties about strong and influential women.
Directed by Kristy Guevara-Flanagan and produced by Kelcey Edwards, WONDER WOMEN! offers a vital and entertaining counterpoint to the male-dominated super hero genre and is the perfect film to celebrate International Women’s Day. Come and join us and discover exclusive news about the 2014 Birds Eye View festival.
Want to watch the trailer? Check it out here
This screening will be preceded by the Birds Eye View Film Festival launch, which includes a sneak peek at one of the short films in the festival selection.
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