Oct. 1 -- NOW Orientation, "Women and Men," presented by Darrell Wells. 8 PM.
Oct. 3 -- NOW Program Meeting. UH Student Center. Check first floor board for room.
Oct. 8 -- NOW Orientation, "History of Women/Houston NOW," presented by Betty Barnes.
__0ct. 10 -- NOW Business Meeting. UH Student Center. Check first floor board for room.
""'Oct. 15 -- NOW Orientation, "Consciousness Raisinq," presented by Helen Copitka. 8 PM.
Oct. 17 -- Education Task Force. 8 PM.
-- Women in the Arts Task Force. Kinling Ralarv, 2144 Kinling. 7 PM.
Oct. 19 -- Marriage and Divorce Rao. "The Economics of Living with Someone" 8 PM.
Oct. 22 -- NOW Orientation, "What is Feminism?" presented by Helen Cassidy. 8 PM.
Oct. 29 — NOW Orientation, "Legal Rights," presented by Parrish Hirasaki. 8 PM.
Unless otherwise specified, meetings are at the Women's Center, 3602 Milam. Adult-
supervised child care is available at all meetings.
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FEMINIST FILM FESTIVAL - Featuring Films by Women Directors
The Feminist Film Festival starts Sunday, October 7 and will continue through
December. The films will be shown at the Rice University Media Center,
Stockton Street Entrance. All showings begin at 7 PM. There is no charge
and free child care is available.
Sunday, October 7 -- JOYCE AT 34, Joyce Chanra and Claudia Weill, directors,
USA, 1972, 28 min. Joyce prepares and cares for her first baby while
pursuing her filmmaking career. An autobiography expressing ambivalent
feelings about parenthood.
-- THE RIRLS, Mai Zetterling, director, Sweden, 1968, 100 min.
Three actresses on tour with LYSISTPATA (Aristophanes' comedy about women
who refuse their husbands sexual favors until they put an end to war) find
the nlay a catalyst in confronting their own condition.
Sunday, October 14 -- KIENHOLTZ ON EXHIBIT, June Steel, UK,1967, 28 min. Mixed-
media artist Kienholtz takes on Los Angeles at the County Art Museum in the
most revealing film ever made about the snace between art and its on-lookers.
'-- MAEDCHEN IN UNIFORM, Leontine Sagan, Germany, 1931, 89 min.
In a school for daughters of Prussian military, a lonely, motherless fifteen-
year-old idolizes her teacher, declares her love publicly, is ostracized,
attempts suicide. Made on the advent of Nazism, this early sound film is one
of the first attacks on authoritarianism.
Sunday, October 21 -- MESHES OF THE AFTERNOON, Maya Deren, USA, 1943, 14 min.
Opposed to the spectacular commercial feature, Deren replaced it with her personal noetic films and began the whole Mew American Cinema movement.
-- LION'S LOVE, Agnes Varda, France, 1969, 115 min. French chic,
culture, and surrealism meet the electronic charm and violence of everyday
American "pop". Superstar Viva lovingly puts on motherhood and just about
Sunday, October 28 — SYLVIA, FRAN, AND JOY, Joan Churchill, USA, 1972, 20 min.
Three women with contrasting life-styles and their adjustment to the wife/
. — A VERY CURIOUS RIPL, Nelly Kaolan, France, 1969, 107 min.
Mary leaves the bourgeois household she serves, becomes a village prostitute,
and ingeneously takes revenge on her former predators.