Today at The Clinton: Sunday, Apr 5

REEL FEMINISM: Girlfight

REEL FEMINISM: Girlfight

Showtimes

Gather ’round, feminist film aficionadas, In Other Words has teamed up with the Clinton Street Theater to present Reel Feminism: a series of feminist films and discussion panels!

Clear your calendar for the 4th Wednesday of every month at 7 PM, and join the Reel Feminism Facebook group for more information.

Girlfight
Director: 
Karyn Kusama
Country: 
USA
Year: 
2000
Runtime: 
110 minutes

At 18, Diana has a chip on her shoulder; she's close to expulsion from high school for fighting, her mother is dead, her dad is surly, the popular girls at school set her teeth on edge, she knows men can cause pain. When she picks up her younger brother at a Brooklyn gym where he boxes to please his father, she decides she wants to train. Hector, a coach, reluctantly agrees to teach her. It's soon clear to him that Diana has talent; he pushes her. She spends time with another young fighter, Adrian, who has a girlfriend, but Diana intrigues him and stirs real feelings he tries to articulate. She, too, must accommodate her toughness and ironic detachment to her feelings for him. 

Special Admission

$5-10 sliding scale with everything over $5 going directly to In Other Words Feminist Community Center and Bookstore.