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9 TO 5

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9 TO 5

Part of Music City Mondays.

Mon, Apr 29, 8:00pm: Introduction from film critic Jason Shawhan. BUY TICKETS

Away from the offices of Consolidated Industries, three secretaries (Jane Fonda, Dolly Parton, Lily Tomlin) spend a night sharing a joint while entertaining fantasies of killing their chauvinist boss (Dabney Coleman). When one of them panics the following day because she suspects she’s really poisoned the tyrant, the trio respond by abducting him and running the business themselves.

As for 9 TO 5 as part of our ongoing Music City Mondays, is Dolly Parton’s namesake #1 hit enough to justify inclusion? Consider that it not only went on to be adapted for both a TV series and a Broadway musical while launching Parton—already an established singer/songwriter—into a permanent icon of pop culture—and the answer to that question is an emphatic “Atta Girl!

“[Dolly Parton] is, on the basis of this one film, a natural-born movie star, a performer who holds our attention so easily that it's hard to believe it's her first film. There have been other debuts this unmistakable; you could name Marilyn Monroe, James Dean, John Travolta. And what you'd be talking about in each case would not necessarily be a great dramatic performance in an important movie. You'd be talking about a quality of presence, a personal life force that seems to take over the screen.” —Roger Ebert (1980)

Links:
‘Dolly Parton shares new details on 9 TO 5 sequel’ (Entertainment Weekly, Nov 21, 2018)

This Week (click showtimes to purchase)

Thursday

THE CHAMBERMAID (La camarista): Introduction from Juliana Ospina Cano, Conexión Américas (7:00pm)
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Friday

MAIDEN: Post-screening discussion with Nashville-based sailors and racers Ashley Evans, Ania Gorska, Laura "Twigs" Johnson, and Kim Rafferty (7:00pm)
TONI MORRISON: THE PIECES I AMECHO IN THE CANYONMAIDENTHE CHAMBERMAID (La camarista)MARIANNE & LEONARD: WORDS OF LOVETHE LAST BLACK MAN IN SAN FRANCISCO

Saturday

TONI MORRISON: THE PIECES I AMAPOLLO 11MAIDENFOR ALL MANKINDTHE CHAMBERMAID (La camarista)MARIANNE & LEONARD: WORDS OF LOVETHE LAST BLACK MAN IN SAN FRANCISCOECHO IN THE CANYON

Sunday

TONI MORRISON: THE PIECES I AMMAIDENECHO IN THE CANYONTHE LAST BLACK MAN IN SAN FRANCISCOMARIANNE & LEONARD: WORDS OF LOVETHE CHAMBERMAID (La camarista)FOR ALL MANKINDAPOLLO 11

Monday

ECHO IN THE CANYONTONI MORRISON: THE PIECES I AMMAIDENMARIANNE & LEONARD: WORDS OF LOVETHE LAST BLACK MAN IN SAN FRANCISCO

Tuesday

TONI MORRISON: THE PIECES I AM
ECHO IN THE CANYONMAIDENMARIANNE & LEONARD: WORDS OF LOVETHE LAST BLACK MAN IN SAN FRANCISCODon't Forget About Us: Popular Culture & Black Queer Sexual Politics in America

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