Screenings, Performances & Events

She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry (Oct 21)

  • October 21, 2015 – October 21, 2015, 7:00pm – 9:00pm
  • Cinematheque, 100 Arthur St.

$9.00 or $8.00 for students and seniors

She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry is an entertaining history of the outrageous, often brilliant women who founded the modern women’s movement from 1966 to 1971. The film takes us from the founding of NOW (the National Organization for Women), with ladies in hats and gloves, to the emergence of more radical factions of women’s liberation. The documentary aims not to romanticize the early movement, but to dramatize it in its exhilarating, quarrelsome, sometimes heart-wrenching glory. It is packed with great archival footage and interviews with everyone from Rita Mae Brown and Betty Friedan to Denise Oliver-Velez and the women of Our Bodies, Ourselves. The film captures the spirit of the time… thrilling, scandalous, and often hilarious.

“I was transfixed. FUNNY, POIGNANT and FAST-MOVING but most of all OPEN-HEARTED and SMART…What brought soft tears to well in my eyes, She’s Beautiful tells the much larger story of how all our lives have been transformed and reinvented.” - Huffington Post

Co-presented by the WFG Cinematheque

Sponsored by the Institute for Women’s and Gender Studies, University of Winnipeg