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Feminist March 2020 poster by Ona Zelda Pitschka

In honor of Women’s History Month, the Hollywood Theatre spends this March celebrating the women who have shaped the film industry, both in front of and behind the camera.

The Hollywood’s Anthony Hudson, Alison Hallett, and Destynee Norwood invited Hollywood Signature Series programmers and community partners like Books with Pictures, Rock 'N' Roll Camp for Girls, the Cascade Festival of African Films, the Harriet Tubman Center for Expanded Curatorial Practice, and more to share films that influence and inspire them. The resulting lineup spans genres, eras, and sensibilities, and share only one thing in common: they tell women’s stories.

The goal of Feminist March is to celebrate the contributions that women have made, and continue to make, to the film industry, while acknowledging the ongoing need for intersectional advocacy on behalf of marginalized voices, specifically trans and nonbinary filmmakers and filmmakers of color.

Original poster art for Feminist March was created by Ona Zelda Pitschka. Screenprinted posters will be available at Movie Madness and the Hollywood for $15.

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Jezebel

Sunday, March 1, 7:00 PM

As part of the Hollywood Theatre's Feminist March programming, JOOP JOOP presents a screening of feature film JEZEBEL and short film AGAIN AND AGAIN in partnership with local organizations that have missions aligned with the content of these two films, both written and directed by womxn: Couch Film Collective, a feminist film collective; Stroll, a harm reduction, outreach, and education grou…

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Lady Dragon 2

Tuesday, March 3, 7:30 PM

Susan Morgan (Cynthia Rothrock), a kickboxing champion, is out for blood. When three demented killers–led by the sadistic Diego (Billy Drago)–terrorize her family, she fights back the only way she knows how: Using the spirit of the dragon! From the first blistering fight to the last brutal showdown, the power of the dragon is unleashed with devastating results on the men who stole her honor. Dire…

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Clueless

Wednesday, March 4, 7:30 PM

As part of Feminist March programming, the Hollywood Theatre is proud to present a 25th anniversary screening of CLUELESS!

Directed by Amy Heckerling (FAST TIMES AT RIDGEMONT HIGH) and adapted from Jane Austen’s Emma, CLUELESS stars Alicia Silverstone as Cher, the benevolent queen bee of her Beverly Hills high school. Cher has a flawless knack for debate, shopping, and matchmaking, but after she m…

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Josie and the Pussycats

Friday, March 6, 7:00 PM

In partnership with the Hollywood Theatre’s Feminist March programming, Rock ‘n’ Roll Camp for Girls is proud to co-present millennial cult comedy JOSIE AND THE PUSSYCATS! This Feminist March screening opens with an extra-special teaser performance by Mel Ortiz to get everyone ready for Rock ‘n’ Roll Camp for Girls’ 4th Annual Karaoke Contest on March 20th at Widmer Pub!

Directed by Deborah Kaplan…

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Johnny Guitar

Sunday, March 8, 1:30 PM
Saturday, March 7, 1:30 PM

For our March Cinema Classics screenings, we’re proud to present a 35mm print of JOHNNY GUITAR, as part of the Hollywood Theatre’s Feminist March programming.  The screening on 3/7 is free for Hollywood Theatre members.

Joan Crawford stars as Vienna, a self-made woman who makes no apologies for her life and her loves. Equally vital is her conflict with Emma (Mercedes McCambridge), a powerful woman…

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I Shot Andy Warhol

Monday, March 9, 7:30 PM

The Hollywood Theatre’s Feminist March programming presents I SHOT ANDY WARHOL on 35mm, in conjunction with Hollywood community programmer Anthony Hudson’s new show about Valerie Solanas at Reed College on March 12!

Directed by Mary Harron (AMERICAN PSYCHO), I SHOT ANDY WARHOL details the life and legacy of Valerie Solanas (Lily Taylor), the radical feminist satirist and author of the SCUM Manifes…

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Orlando

Wednesday, March 11, 7:30 PM

Directed by Sally Potter, ORLANDO is a story of the quest for love, and it is also an ironic dance through English history. Addressing contemporary concerns about gender and identity, the film is remarkably true to the spirit of Virginia Woolf, but it also skilfully adapts the original story to give it a striking, cinematic form. The screenplay is a standard text taught in film schools as a radic…

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