|June 7, 2015
Please join CSWS’s Social Sciences Feminist Network Research Interest Group (SSFN-RIG) in celebrating the end of the academic year with a film screening of All About My Mother, directed by Pedro Almodóvar. Following the film we will discuss the movie’s themes through a feminist lens.
Please RSVP to RIG coordinator Andrea Herrera — aherrera(at)uoregon.edu — by Saturday, June 6.
This event is funded by the Center for the Study of Women in Society through the SSFN-RIG.
From iTunes: Pedro Almodovar is at the top of his game with “All About My Mother,” a poignant, at times comedic examination of women in intimate relationships. “All About My Mother” visits themes of female vulnerability and solidarity, but in a new and profoundly mature way. Cecilia Roth plays strong-willed hospital worker Manuela, whose 18-year-old son’s accidental death transforms her life. Reading her son’s journals, grief-stricken Manuela realizes that he longed to hear about the father he never knew. Forsaking Madrid for Barcelona, she embarks on a search for the man she left almost 20 years before.