Let's meet to talk about movies!
You can use your library card to watch these movies on Kanopy any time before we meet. Please register to attend. Feel free to suggest future film club titles!
On Thursday, March 4th at 6pm we'll talk about the documentary, Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines. Leading this talk is Alexandra Hidalgo, an award-winning Venezuelan filmmaker, theorist, memoirist, and editor, whose documentaries have been official selections for film festivals in 15 countries and been screened at universities around the United States. Her videos and writing have been featured on The Hollywood Reporter, IndieWire, NPR, The Criterion Collection, and Women and Hollywood. She has a PhD in English from Purdue University and an MFA in Creative Writing from Naropa University and is associate professor of Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures and co-director of the Doc Lab at Michigan State University. Her video book Cámara Retórica: A Feminist Filmmaking Methodology for Rhetoric and Composition received the 2017 Computers and Composition Distinguished Book Award. Her academic video essays have been published in Enculturation, Kairos, Present Tense, and Peitho, among others. She is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of the digital publication agnès films: supporting women and feminist filmmakers and of the peer-reviewed journal constellations: a cultural rhetorics publishing space.