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Variety; and Not a Love Story: A Film About Pornography
February 22 @ 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM$10
UCLA Film & Television Archive presents What a Difference: Women and Film in the 1970s and 1980s
Variety (US/UK, 1983)
Directed by Bette Gordon
Desperate for work, Christine takes a job at an adult theater in Times Square, inaugurating a smoldering, voyeuristic journey to the seedier edges of the city and the unexplored corners of her own psyche.
Dir. Bette Gordon. Production: Variety Motion Pictures; ZDF – Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen; Channel Four. Distribution: Kino Lorber. Producer: Renee Shafransky. Screenwriter: Kathy Acker. Cinematographer: Tom DiCillo; John Foster. Editor: Ila von Hasperg. Composer: John Lurie. With: Sandy McLeod, Luis Guzman, Will Patton, Nan Goldin, Richard Davidson
35mm, color, 100 min.
Not a Love Story: A Film About Pornography (Canada, 1982)
Directed by Bonnie Sherr Klein
Canadian documentarian Bonnie Sherr Klein brings a sharp, insightful, multivalent feminist critique to bear in this ground-up examination of the sex and porn industries circa the late 1970s.
Dir. Bonnie Sherr Klein. Production: National Film Board of Canada; Studio D. Distribution: NFB. Producer: Dorothy Todd Hénaut. Screenwriter: B. Klein. Cinematographer: Pierre Letarte. Editor: Anne Henderson. Composer: Ginette Bellavance. With: Bonnie Sherr Klein, Linda Lee Tracey, Marc Stevens, Kate Millett, Margaret Attwood.
35mm, color, 68 min.
FREE admission for all UCLA students with valid I.D.