TAMU- free tics to film "A Fantastic Woman"
Posted April 13, 2018
See A Fantastic Woman, 2017’s Oscar winner for Best
Foreign Language Film, on the big screen at Cinemark Theaters in
College Station, free of charge with your fellow
Aggies: next Tuesday (April 17th) at 7:30PM.
Focused on a transgender singer (portrayed by acclaimed new star,
Daniela Vega) who faces scorn and discrimination after the sudden
death of her boyfriend, A Fantastic Woman is a landmark
Chilean drama currently in worldwide release. Guy Lodge in
Variety calls it “a new, luminous touchstone work.” A.O.
Scott in the New York Times writes: “The title of
Sebastián Lelio’s new film might seem a bit on the nose. It’s a
fantastic movie. Daniela Vega, the star, is fantastic in it. Quote
me in the ads, with exclamation points if you must. My work here is
A Fantastic Woman is 104 minutes, in Spanish with
English subtitles, and rated R “for language, sexual content,
nudity, and a disturbing assault.” (Under 17 requires accompanying
parent or adult guardian.) The trailer for the film can be found
sonyclassics.com/afantasticwoman/ Following the screening,
there will be a discussion of the film on-site at Cinemark with
representatives of the events sponsors.
This event is sponsored by the Women’s and Gender Studies
Program, the Latino/a and Mexican-American Studies Program, the
Film Studies Program, Aggie Allies, Transcend, and the GLBT
Resource Center. It is funded, in part, with an Innovations in
Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability Grant through the
College of Liberal Arts.
Free tickets (up to four per person) can be picked up from
Annette Jackson at the Interdisciplinary Critical Studies Offices
in 314 Bolton Hall starting at 1PM, Thursday April 12 (while
supplies last). The office is open M-F from 7:30-3:45.
For more information on the event, contact Daniel Humphrey at firstname.lastname@example.org For more
information on tickets, contact Annette Jackson at 979-845-2786
Interdisciplinary Critical Studies
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