"Thelma & Louise" starts Sexism Cinema series at Alamo

"Thelma & Louise" starts Sexism Cinema series at Alamo

The Alamo Drafthouse will begin a new Sexism Cinema series Wednesday night with a screening of "Thelma & Louise," the 1991 movie starring Susan Sarandon and Geena Davis, which won an Oscar for Callie Khouri's screenplay. The evening will feature guest speaker Becky Aikman, author of "Off the Cliff: How the Making of Thelma & Louise Drove Hollywood to the Edge." A discussion will follow the movie and Aikman will also be available for a book signing.

The Sexism Cinema series is a partnership between Alamo Drafthouse and Texas Tech with faculty members choosing movies featuring female protagonists. There will be one screening each month for the rest of the year:

Wednesday: "Thelma & Louise"
Oct. 4: "It Follows"
Nov. 8: "The Fits"
Dec. 6: "Saving Face"

Screenings start at 7pm. Tickets are $3 and can be purchased here

More details on the Texas Tech Sexism Cinema series

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