The Princeton Independent Film Festival grew out of a love of using film to take people out of their everyday lives and into new points of view. Join us for the the kick-off to the festival where we will feature some truly amazing films!
Schedule of events:
Screening: Le Clitoris
Women are lucky, they get to have the only organ in the human body dedicated exclusively for pleasure: the clitoris! In this humorous and instructive animated documentary, find out its unrecognized anatomy and its unknown herstory.
Screening: Hold On
A short film about a talented cellist who develops crippling stage fright after a major mistake during one of her performances.
Break and Discussion led by Teresa Irigoyen-Lopez, '19 and Tess Jacobson, '19.
Screening: Most Beautiful Island
This feature length film, and SXSW Grand Prize winning film, is a chilling portrait of an undocumented young woman's struggle for survival as she finds redemption from a tortured past in a dangerous game.
Q&A with Most Beautiful Island writer-director-star Ana Asenio.
Both Hold On and Most Beautiful Island pass the Bechdel test, created by Allison Bechdel, which highlights how women are underrepresented in film. There are three simple criterion:
1. There must be two women in the film, both with names
2. The two women must talk to each other
3. They must talk about something other than a man.
Refreshments will be provided!
pen to all undergraduate & graduate students, staff, faculty and administrators.
Sponsored by the Princeton Independent Film Festival, Bechdel Film Club and the Women’s Center