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WOMEN CRIME WRITERS

Final Day - Thursday, December 17

WOMEN CRIME WRITERS, a new two-volume set from Library of America, redefines the classic era of American crime fiction with a collection of eight novels by the female pioneers of the genre, including works by Patricia Highsmith, Vera Caspary, Dorothy B. Hughes, Charlotte Armstrong, Dolores Hitchens, and others.  Available at our concession during the series.

Special thanks to Geoffrey O’Brien, David Jennings, Michael Horne (Sony Repertory), Joe Reid (20th Century Fox), Fleur Buckley (BFI, London), Nicole Woods, Kristie Nakamura (Warner Bros.), Brian Belovarac (Janus Films), Amélie Garin-Davet (French Cultural Services, New York), Eric Di Bernardo, Adrienne Halpern (Rialto Pictures), and Paul Ginsburg (Universal Pictures)

Programmed by Bruce Goldstein

Series Advisor: Geoffrey O’Brien 

Reviews

“A FASCINATING SERIES… [The book set and series] pays tribute to the female writers who supplied a vital counterbalance to the testosterone-heavy genre in the 1940s and ‘50s.”
– The New York Times

Films in this Series

Friday, December 11

12:30  4:15  8:00*  10:00

Friday, December 11

2:30  6:10*

Saturday, December 12

1:00  7:30  9:20

Saturday, December 12

3:00 ONLY

Sunday, December 13

1:10  5:10  9:30

Sunday, December 13

7:10 ONLY

Monday, December 14

12:30  2:15  4:00  8:15

Monday, December 14

9:55

Tuesday, December 15

12:30

Tuesday, December 15

2:30  4:55  7:25  9:50

Wednesday, December 16

12:30  4:30  8:30

Wednesday, December 16

2:50  6:50*

Thursday, December 17

12:30  4:30  6:30

Thursday, December 17

2:30  8:30*