New Meetup: Labyrinth: midnight screening with discussion

From: Rob J.
Sent on: Thursday, June 18, 2009 7:33 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for The Chicago Sci-Fi/Fantasy Meetup Group!

What: Labyrinth: midnight screening with discussion

When: June 20,[masked]:45 PM

Where: Facets Multimedia, 1517 W. Fullerton, Chicago, IL

Directed by Jim Henson, written by Monty Python's Terry Jones, executive produced by George Lucas, and starring Jennifer Connelly and David Bowie, this live action/Muppet amalgam about a young girl's journey to rescue her baby brother from a goblin king is a fantasical powerhouse.

Cost: only $5! Show starts at midnight.

New member Susan Doll will be the organizer for this event. Thanks Susan!

[after screening discussion] Cary Jones maps Labyrinth's gender and sexual politics to uncover the way gender is represented in the context of the 1980s, the way memory and spaces are represented, where the film falls in the cycle of fantasy films of the 1980s and also why Labyrinth is so beloved by women who grew up in the 1980s.

Learn more here:
http://www.meetup.com/chicago-sci-fi-fantasy-group/calendar/10684644/

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