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Day 1 - Chick Flicks Festival "WONDER WOMEN! The Untold Story of American Superheroines"

  • Tuesday, October 16, 2012
  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Angelika - Dallas


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Women in Film.Dallas kicks off the first night of the Chick Flicks Film Festival with this Super Powered Female Film!

WONDER WOMEN! THE UNTOLD STORY OF AMERICAN SUPERHEROINES traces the fascinating evolution and legacy of Wonder Woman. From the birth of the comic book superheroine in the 1940s to the blockbusters of today, WONDER WOMEN! looks at how popular representations of powerful women often reflect society’s anxieties about women’s liberation.

Link to Trailer:

WONDER WOMEN! goes behind the scene with Lynda Carter, Lindsay Wagner, comic writers and artists, and real-life superheroines such as Gloria Steinem, Kathleen Hanna and others, who offer an enlightening and entertaining counterpoint to the male-dominated superhero genre.

This film was directed, produced, edited, and animated by a handful of WONDER WOMEN!

Mix n' Mingle at 6 p.m.  - with Executive Producer of the film, Erin Prather Stafford Location TBA (Members Only)

Screening at 7 p.m. - Angelika - Dallas

After the screening there will be a Q & A with Executive Producer of the film, Erin Prather Stafford.

Born and raised in Texas, communications specialist Erin Prather Stafford began having an interest in the media’s portrayal of women while earning her undergraduate degree at St. Edward’s University. She went on to earn an MA in Gender and International Development from the University of Warwick. Erin currently lives and works in Dallas. Among her awards for communications is a 2006 Barbara Jordan media award, given by the Texas Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities. She is currently acting chair for the Executive Women in Texas Government Dallas Affiliate.

Read some reviews of the film:

“Turns what could’ve just been a flat history of a comic book character into a brief study of female empowerment in the last century.” -– 

“If you’re like me, or one of the other 400 women mouthing ‘Yes! Yes!’ during the screening, then WONDER WOMEN! will be candy for your inner feminist.” –– Austin Woman Magazine 

“It’s the personal stories that really got to me. I’m a tough nut to crack in terms of crying at a movie, but when the little girls started talking about what Wonder Woman means to them and how their moms are the real heroes, it was Niagara-fucking-Falls. If you have a daughter, it is a moral imperative that you show her this film as soon as possible.” – Film Threat

Thank you to our festival sponsors!

Shooter: Angelika

Scout: KD Studio & Kim Dawson

Wrangler: AMS, Tape Online, Texas Film Commission, Times Ten Cellar, Dallas Producers Association, Hotel Palomar, Panavision, and TM Television

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