HerStory Summer Cinema Series

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Summer-long film series features thought-provoking and entertaining independent films created by women for all audiences to enjoy

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Promotional value expires Aug 23, 2014. Limit 8 per person. Valid only for option purchased. Redeem starting day of show for a ticket at venue box office. Must show valid ID matching name on Groupon at Watkins Theater. Refundable only on day of purchase. Discount reflects Her Point of View's current ticket prices-price may differ on day of the event. Doors open 30 minutes before showtime. For ADA accommodations, call box office promptly upon receipt of voucher - availability is limited. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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The Deal

  • $12 for two general-admission tickets to a Her Point of View presents the HerStory Summer Cinema Series screening (up to $28.32 value)
  • When: Select Dates, June 14–August 23
  • Where: Watkins Theater at Watkins College of Art, Design & Film
  • Door time: 30 minutes before the movie
  • Ticket values include all fees.
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Her Point of View and Watkins Community Education invite audiences to view independent films that highlight the writing, producing, directing, cinematography, production design, and editing created by women for all audiences at the HerStory Summer Cinema Series. Select film screenings at the festival may feature pre-screening receptions, lively panel discussions, or filmmaker attendance. Food and drinks are not permitted in the Watkins Theater.

Her Point of View presents the HerStory Summer Cinema Series

  • Shooting Women (Saturday, June 14, at 5:30 p.m.): This documentary celebrates women behind the camera from Hollywood to Bollywood to the war zones of Afghanistan. Watch the trailer.
  • Despite the Gods (Saturday, June 14, at 7 p.m.): Jennifer Lynch's attempt to film a creature-feature on location in India meets peril as a superstitious crew and cyclone intercede. Watch the trailer.
  • The Boarder (Tuesday, June 17, at 7 p.m.): A family copes with the hardships faced when they learn their adopted child is suffering from an unknown malady. Watch the trailer.
  • Light Fly, Fly High (Tuesday, June 24, at 7 p.m.): A woman born into India's "untouchable" caste literally fights her way out of poverty in the boxing ring. Watch the trailer.
  • Beneath the Harvest Sky (Saturday, June 28, at 5 p.m.): Two close-knit friends are driven apart when the father of one tempts his son into the world of smuggling. Watch the trailer.
  • Reflections Unheard: Black Women in Civil Rights (Saturday, July 12, at 5 p.m. or 7 p.m.): This documentary takes a close look at the way black women are and have been marginalized—even within the Civil Rights movement. Watch the trailer.
  • Homebound (Saturday, July 19, at 5 p.m. or 7 p.m.): A successful young man returns to his tiny hometown of El Campo, Texas, where his mother died and his father is dying, and falls in love with a Venezuelan immigrant who speaks little English. Watch the trailer.
  • Redemption Trail (Saturday, July 26, at 5 p.m. or 7 p.m.): The daughter of a murdered Civil Rights activist has left the world behind, but finds her sanctuary infiltrated by another desperate young woman. Watch the trailer.
  • The Milky Way (Saturday, August 2, at 5 p.m. or 7 p.m.): This documentary aims to normalize the natural act of breastfeeding, and encourages women to get in touch with their bodies' innate abilities. Watch the trailer.
  • It Felt Like Love (Saturday, August 9, at 5 p.m. or 7 p.m.): A 14-year-old girl is envious of the sexual exploits of her more outgoing friend, but naively embroils herself in a dangerous situation. Watch the trailer.
  • Bringing It Home (Saturday, August 16, at 5 p.m.): This compelling economic documentary explains why, even though $450 million worth of hemp products are imported into the country every year, it is illegal to grow the plant here. Watch the trailer.
  • The Carbon Rush (Saturday, August 16, at 7 p.m.): Filmmaker Amy Miller examines the industry of offsetting carbon emissions and exposes how much impact these practices actually have. Watch the trailer.
  • Justice for Sale (Saturday, August 23, at 5 p.m.): Congolese Human Rights lawyer Claudine Tsongo investigates the trial of a soldier convicted of rape, and becomes convinced that basic laws are being ignored on a regular basis. Watch the trailer.
  • Pushing the Elephant (Saturday, August 23, at 7 p.m.): This first-person portrait of Rose Mapendo dives into the ways war drives families apart, and the power of forgiveness across generations. Watch the trailer.
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