REGINA CELEBRATES REEL WOMEN APRIL 5, 6 & 7


THE TROUBLE WITH ANGELS

FRIDAY, APRIL 5

7PM

  • Two high-spirited students at St. Francis Academy for Girls keep things hopping for the Mother Superior. Starring Rosalind Russell and Hayley Mills; directed by Ida Lupino who was one of the only female directors working during the1950’s Hollywood studio system era.

WADJDA

SATURDAY, APRIL 6

3PM

  • A Saudi girl enters her school’s Koran recitation competition to help raise funds to buy a bicycle. Starring Waad Mohammed NS Reem Abdullah; directed by Haifaa Al-Mansour, the first female Saudi filmmaker. This film has won multiple international film awards, including the Women Film Critics Circle Awards for Best Foreign Film About Women.

AFTER PARKLAND

SATURDAY, APRIL 6

7PM

  • This documentary explores the work of the student activists in the wake of the Parkland school shooting. Directed by Linda Corley ’78 (Regina alumna), a resident of Parkland, Florida. Corley captures a local perspective of how the tragedy galvanized students and the community alike and she shares this film with us prior to its national airing on PBS later this year.

THEODORA GOES WILD

SUNDAY, APRIL 7

2PM

  • The author of a controversial best-selling book tries to hide her celebrity status from her small-town neighbors. Starring Irene Dunne, this playful comedy was one of the earliest films to portray an independent-minded woman forging her own non-traditional career.