What is the MovieDiva Film Series? Nowadays, the “badass” action movie heroine, kicking and punching her way out of the plot, is almost a cliche. In classic cinema, finding a woman who is the hero of her own story (or thinks she is) is more of a challenge. As always, MovieDiva is here for you! I’m starting with some female-centric swashbucklers, because it’s a genre beloved by me, where women are historically underrepresented, except as victim or romantic reward. The second half of the series stretches from a Pre-Code gangster movie that foregrounds a woman in the rackets to a 1980s distaff riff on the Frankenstein story. You won’t regret spending time with MovieDiva’s favorite badasses.

— Laura Boyes (Curator, MovieDiva Film Series)

Tickets are $8. Tickets for the January-June 2022 season will go on sale on November 19.

Please call (919) 560-3030 to order tickets over the phone. Phone orders carry a $4 per ticket service charge.

Fletcher Hall Box Office Hours are 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, and on day-of-show one hour before show time. Live event or film tickets may be purchased in the Fletcher Hall box office.

Cinema Box Office opens one half-hour before the first feature of the day. Only film tickets may be purchased at the cinema box office.