March 12 — film, “Wonder Women: The Untold Story of American Superheroines”

Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines

Where and when: Flynn Gallery (entrance next to main Flynn doors), 7 p.m.

Here is the link to information on the Flynn site about this movie.

From IMDb http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2070853/plotsummary:
Feature documentary exploring the concept of heroic women from the birth of the superhero in the 1940s to the TV and big screen action blockbusters of today. Heroic role models are important in childhood development, yet there are a dearth of these for girls. Wonder Woman provides a rare example of a female heroine who doesn’t require rescue, determines her own missions, and possesses uniquely feminine values. Featuring Gloria Steinem, actors Lynda Carter and Lindsey Wagner, and a colorful cast of scholars, writers, and fans, the film challenges pop culture’s gender biases by looking at how Wonder Woman’s storyline changed over time while considering how women are rarely depicted as heroic, powerful, or world-changing.

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