AFS: FEMALE PLUS SHORTS BY ANNA BILLER

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Presented by Austin Film Society at AFS Cinema, Austin TX

Jul 22
AFS: FEMALE PLUS SHORTS BY ANNA BILLER

Guest programmer Anna Biller (THE LOVE WITCH) has selected this surprisingly progressive pre-code drama, accompanied by shorts. Part of Contrast Fest (contrastfilmfest.com)

Anna Biller, director of THE LOVE WITCH, presents this special screening of the 1933 film by Michael Curtiz (CASABLANCA). In this pre-code film, Ruth Chatterton plays a female CEO of a car company who calls all the shots in both the boardroom and in the bedroom. On the film, Biller states, “I’ve never seen anything like it, and it’s definitely forward-thinking and feminist in a way that I think will surprise modern viewers.”

Preceded by: THREE EXAMPLES OF MYSELF AS QUEEN (d. Anna

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Tickets available online or at the door, $9.00 for non-members, Member discounts available.

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6226 Middle Fiskeville Road, Austin, TX 78752

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