The Heroine Awakens: Rey's Journey in Star Wars

Join media educator and the founder of Reel Grrls, Malory Graham, for this exploration of the Heroine's journey in Star Wars.

The Heroine's Journey

September 23, 2018

The Hero's Journey-- a timeless story construct, illuminated by Joseph Campbell, has influenced filmmakers and storytellers for decades. But is the Hero's Journey still relevant when the hero is a heroine? Come find out as we explore Rey's journey in the Star Wars saga, The Force Awakens.

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This class is designed to guide the audience through the different stages of the Heroine's Journey as we view clips from The Force Awakens that exemplify Rey's 12 stages of the universal quest.  Join media educator and the founder of Reel Grrls, Malory Graham, for this exploration of the Heroine's Journey in Star Wars

Class Specifics:
Sunday, September 23
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
SIFF Film Center classroom 
$25 | $20 SIFF Members
SIFF Cinema passes, vouchers, and other discounts not accepted.


About the Instructor:
As a media educator, Malory Graham founded Reel Grrls, the film school just for girls in 2001 and has developed an array of classes in cinematography, directing, and film fundraising. She continues to create opportunities for audiences of all ages to create and appreciate the art of film. In addition, she has spent the last twenty-five years exploring "jedi philosophy" in real life as a 6th degree black belt in the Japanese martial art of aikido.