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Fifty Cents For Your Soul: Women and the Show Business Boys' Club

Fifty Cents For Your Soul: Women and the Show Business Boys' Club

Marilyn Monroe famously said, “Hollywood's a place where they'll pay you a thousand dollars for a kiss, and fifty cents for your soul.” In light of news about Hollywood’s worst-kept secrets amidst a culture of rampant sexual assault and intimidation, we present films that explore the troubling power dynamics that have plagued the industry from its beginnings.

IN A LONELY PLACE

IN A LONELY PLACE

Just when a Hollywood screenwriter (Humphrey Bogart) sparks up a romance with his neighbor (Gloria Grahame), the police suspect him of the murder of a young coat check girl he brought home to help him with a script.

IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE

IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE

An annual Belcourt tradition! Frank Capra's inverted take on “A Christmas Carol” stars Jimmy Stewart as George Bailey, a good man who's spent a lifetime giving up on his dreams in order to keep life in his small town humming. Screening in 35mm.

MY BEAUTIFUL LAUNDRETTE

MY BEAUTIFUL LAUNDRETTE

An uncommon love story between a young South London Pakistani man (Gordon Warnecke), who decides to open an upscale laundromat to make his family proud, and his childhood friend, a skinhead (Daniel Day-Lewis, in a breakthrough role), who volunteers to help make his dream a reality.

MY LEFT FOOT

MY LEFT FOOT

Daniel Day-Lewis won the Oscar for his performance as Christy Brown, a man born with cerebral palsy who learns to paint and write with his only controllable limb—his left foot.

THE LAST OF THE MOHICANS

THE LAST OF THE MOHICANS

When a rugged frontiersman (Daniel Day-Lewis) saves two sisters—both newly arrived English settlers—from an ambush, he ends up in the midst of the battle between the British and the French for control of the American colonies. Directed by Michael Mann.

THE PASSION OF JOAN OF ARC

THE PASSION OF JOAN OF ARC

Spiritual rapture and institutional hypocrisy are brought to stark, vivid life in one of the most transcendent achievements of the silent era. New DCP Restoration.

 

This Week (click showtimes to purchase)

Saturday

IN A LONELY PLACE: Introduction from Jennifer Fay, Vanderbilt University (11:30am)
The Ornaments in ConcertHollywood’s Gender Problem: Seminar Session 3IN A LONELY PLACETHE DISASTER ARTISTTHE SHAPE OF WATERLOVING VINCENTTHE SQUARETHE FLORIDA PROJECT

Sunday

IN A LONELY PLACETHE DISASTER ARTISTTHE SHAPE OF WATERLOVING VINCENTTHE SQUARETHE FLORIDA PROJECT

Monday

THE SHAPE OF WATERLOVING VINCENTTHE DISASTER ARTISTTHE FLORIDA PROJECT

Tuesday

THE FLORIDA PROJECTTHE SHAPE OF WATERTHE DISASTER ARTISTLOVING VINCENTTHE SQUARE

Wednesday

THE SHAPE OF WATERTHE DISASTER ARTISTIT'S A WONDERFUL LIFETHE FLORIDA PROJECT

Thursday

THE SHAPE OF WATERTHE DISASTER ARTISTIT'S A WONDERFUL LIFELight and Sound Machine: RANCHO DELUXETHE FLORIDA PROJECT

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