Texas Tech University

Sexism | Cinema

 
 
 
SHIFT Lab TTUSHIFT Lab TTUSHIFT Lab TTUSHIFT Lab TTUSHIFT Lab TTUSHIFT Lab TTU

Sexism | Cinema: 50 Years on the Silver Screen

In 1965, a half century ago, the term "sexism" was coined. In light of this historical marker, Alamo Drafthouse and Texas Tech University have partnered to create a film series which considers how sexism is embedded, endorsed, and/or challenged in the cinema. How far have we come? How far do we have to go? Selected films feature female protagonists. The films are followed by a 30-minute discussion led by and expert guest speakers or Texas Tech faculty. We encourage all members of the TTU and Lubbock community to attend.

Sexism|Cinema is organized by Dr. Dana Weiser, Dr. Elizabeth Sharp, Dr. Don Lavigne, Dr. Allison Whitney, and Dr. Mike Borshuk. The series is sponsored by Alamo Drafthouse, TTU Women's Studies, TTU RISE, International Film Series, and the Cross-Cultural Academic Advancement Center.

Visit our website: https://www.sexismcinema.com/ to learn more about the series, register for virtual discussions, and check out our upcoming schedule!


 

Previous Screenings:
Feb 1, 2017 Mad Max: Fury Road
Mar 1, 2017 Working Girl
Apr 5, 2017 Pariah
May 3, 2017 Tangerine
Feb 11, 2015 Foxy Brown
Mar 11, 2015 Fast Times at Ridgemont High
Mar 25, 2015 Fargo
Apr 23, 2015 Girlfight
Apr 29, 2015 Blue is the Warmest Color
Sept 2, 2015 Easy A
Oct 7, 2015 The Hours
Nov 4, 2015 Rosehill
Dec 2, 2015 A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night
Feb 3, 2016 Winter's Bone
Mar 2, 2016 The Color Purple
Apr 6, 2016 Day of the Dead
May 4 2016 Brides Maids
Sept 7, 2016 Clueless
Oct 5, 2016 Chi-raq
Nov 2, 2016 Monsoon Wedding
Dec 7, 2016  We Need to Talk About Kevin
Feb 1, 2017 Mad Max: Fury Road
Mar 1, 2017 Working Girl
Apr 5, 2017 Pariah
May 3, 2017 Tangerine
Sept 6, 2017 Thelma & Louise
Oct 4, 2017 It Follows
Oct 15, 2017 Battle of the Sexes
Nov 8, 2017 The Fits
Dec 6, 2017 Saving Face
Feb 7, 2018 Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising
Feb 11, 2018 Anita: Speaking Truth to Power
Mar 7, 2018 Kissing Jessica Stein
Apr 4, 2018 Frida
May 2, 2018 An Education
May 20, 2018 RBG
Sep 2018 Support the Girls
Oct 2018 Aliens
Nov 2018 Volver
Dec 2018 Fame
Feb 2019 Selena
Mar 2019 Sixteen Candles
Apr 2019 Set It Off
May 2019 Adam's Rib
Sep 2019 Middle of Nowhere
Oct 2019 Blockers
Nov 2019 Miseducation of Cameron Post
Dec 2019 Desperately Seeking Susan
Feb 2020 Love and Basketball
Mar 2020 The Watermelon Woman
Apr 2020 Fish Tank (Postponed due to Corona Virus)
May 2020 Real Women Have Curves (Postponed due to Corona Virus)
September 2020 Iron Jawed Angels
October 2020 Bend It Like Beckham
November 2020 At Second Glance (Auf den zweiten Blick)
December 2020 The Princess and the Frog