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#AltGirlCinema DANCER IN THE DARK

December 13, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - December 14, 2015 @ 11:18 am

Alt Girl Cinema, an alternative pop-up film series in Austin, is hosting it’s second screening! Come watch DANCER IN THE DARK, a Danish musical drama film starring Icelandic singer Björk, at MonkeyWrench Books, an all-volunteer, collectively-run bookstore and social space in Austin, TX that’s pushing toward something radically different.

Event Details:
Screening starts at 7:30pm. We’ll provide snacks, drinks and other goodies beforehand.

Free childcare provided if requested by 12/10. Email altgirlcinema@gmail.com to request.

Suggested donation $3-5
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Film Details:
DANCER IN THE DARK
This dark and controversial film tells the story about Selma, a Czech immigrant and single mother working in a factory in rural America where the drama of her life escalates to a tragic finale.

Directed by Lars Von Trier
Denmark, 2000, 140 min, Rated R
English with English Subtitles
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=53vr9EiOH7g

Possible Triggers: immigration, state violence, violence against women, family violence, disability abuse
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#AltGirlCinema brings an alternative cinematic representation of women’s lives to Austin through monthly screenings. Alt Girl deviates from the mainstream, screening contemporary art films across a plethora of genres, including horror, sci-fi, documentary, experimental, and more. Alt Girl stresses the importance of complex characters giving a multidimensional view of womanhood in today’s society. Alt Girl Cinema is hosted by the Women’s Community Center of Central Texas.

This project is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department.

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Start:
December 13, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
End:
December 14, 2015 @ 11:18 am

Venue

MonkeyWrench Books
110 E North Loop Blvd
Austin, TX 78751 United States

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