Join feminist pop culture historian, Jen Stuller, for a What The Femme! event celebrating the bad-girl-goodness of the legendary Ms. Satana. We'll dive into her oeuvre--including Irma la Douce, The Astro-Zombies, The Doll Squad, Pussycat, and more--while discussing historical significance, race, gender & empowerment, the exploitation genre, and Satana's cinematic influence from Quentin Tarantino to Pee-Wee Herman.
Saturday, November 2, 2019
1:00 PM - 4:00PM
SIFF Film Center
$25 | $20 SIFF Members
About the Instructor:
Jennifer K. Stuller is a writer, media critic, and feminist pop culture historian. She is the author of "Ink-Stained Amazons and Cinematic Warriors: Superwomen in Modern Mythology," and the editor of "Fan Phenomena: Buffy the Vampire Slayer." She has been published in BBC News, Bitch Media, and Geek Monthly. Additionally, Stuller is Co-Founder and former Board President of GeekGirlCon. A sought-after speaker, she brings her messages of media literacy and positive fandom to a variety of audiences, and speaks about geek culture and activism at conferences, libraries, and schools in the US and internationally. Stuller is a rebellion built on hope, and has vowed to use her powers only for good.
About What The Femme!:
What The Femme! is a SIFF Education series exploring female-representing character archetypes in cinema through analyzing the roles of women in horror, science fiction, and fantasy films. Each session will explore one character or archetype through two to three primary films, though more will be referenced. This education extension of SIFF's WTF Festival programming is curated by Colleen O'Holleran.