High Falls Women in Film


Wednesday, April 5, 2023 | 7:30pm

Little Theatre 5
(240 East Avenue)

Doors at 7:00pm

Part of the High Falls “Awards Season” mini-series, highlighting Oscar-nominated female filmmakers.

Monday, March 6“Seven Beauties” (Linda Wertmuller became the first woman nominated for Best Director)
Wednesday, March 22“Persepolis” (Marjane Satrapi became the first woman nominated for Best Animated Feature)
Wednesday, April 5“The Hurt Locker” (Kathryn Bigelow became the first woman to WIN Best Director.)


Staff Sgt. William James (Jeremy Renner), Sgt. J.T. Sanborn (Anthony Mackie) and Specialist Owen Eldridge (Brian Geraghty) are members of a bomb-disposal unit in Baghdad. As their tour of duty enters its final weeks, the men face a set of increasingly hazardous situations, any of which could end their lives in an explosive instant.

2 hr 7 mins | War/Drama/Action | 2009 
Rated R

Directed by Kathryn Bigelow


About the series

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High Falls Women in Film

The High Falls Women in Film Series focuses on storytelling from a women’s perspective, mixing emerging and established female talent behind — and in front of — the lens, and highlighting films from a variety of genres and styles. Read more