March 5, 2015, 4:30 - 5:30 PM

We are very sorry but we have had to cancel this session as Melinda Barlow has been snowed in as is unable to travel.


Coming of Age with Margarita…

Featuring clips from Margarita, with a Straw and other female coming of age films from Whale Rider to Persepolis and Beasts of the Southern Wild, this multi-media presentation by film historian Melinda Barlow explores the changing representations of girls and young women in contemporary films from a variety of different cultures.

Melinda Barlow, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Film Studies, University of Colorado at Boulder

Date:  Thursday March 5

Time: 4:30 - 5:30

Location:  VIFF's Vancity Theatre

Free admission

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