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Fantastic Female Filmmakers: A League of their Own
Fantastic Female Filmmakers: A League of their Own
WhenSaturday, July 20, 2019, 5 – 7:08 PM
CategoriesAfter Five, Films, Lectures & Discussions
SponsorAmerican History Museum
Co-sponsorSmithsonian Theaters
VenueAmerican History Museum
Event LocationWarner Bros. Theater
Cost$10
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You voted, we booked them! Thank you for taking the time to select and inquire about some truly fantastic female filmmakers! Based on your votes we are showing the following films by these iconic women:

July 20
A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN
5:00PM
Directed by Penny Marshall
Two sisters join the first female professional baseball league and struggle to help it succeed amidst their own growing rivalry.

LOST IN TRANSLATION
7:15PM
Directed by Sofia Coppola
A faded movie star and a neglected young woman form an unlikely bond after crossing paths in Tokyo.

July 21
MONSOON WEDDING
4:30PM
Directed by Mira Nair
A stressed father, a bride-to-be with a secret, a smitten event planner, and relatives from around the world create much ado about the preparations for an arranged marriage in India.

SELMA
6:55PM
Directed by Ava DuVernay
A chronicle of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, in 1965.

We got so many wonderful write-in ideas that we’re going to run another set of this series later this year so stayed tuned!

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