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Highlighting Films Where Women Take Over

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A scene from Fish Tank.

If you feel like the cinematic bad-ass is an all-boy's club, we turn now to a couple of films where some tough girls hang. First, a femme fatale with a mix of supernatural and down to earth sexual powers. The South Sea Queen is the protagonist of the 1988 Indonesian exploitation classic Lady Terminator. Christy LeMaster is the director of the Nightingale Theatre in Chicago. She's also a contributor to the web-based indie film newsflash, Cine-File.

Screenings:
Lady Terminator
and lecture about the film and the "Golden Age of Indonesian Exploitation Films.”
Sat. Feb. 6
Facets Cinematheque

Fish Tank
Opens Fri. Feb. 5
Music Box Theatre

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