Women Directors Film Fest – Retro 80s Edition!
Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982) – directed by Amy Heckerling – July 7th & 8th!
Fast Times at Ridgemonth High follows a group of high school students growing up in southern California, based on the real-life adventures chronicled by Cameron Crowe. Stacy Hamilton and Mark Ratner are looking for a love interest, and are helped along by their older classmates, Linda Barrett and Mike Damone, respectively. The center of the film is held by Jeff Spicoli, a perpetually stoned surfer dude who faces off with the resolute Mr. Hand, who is convinced that everyone is on dope.
National Film Preservation Board: National Film Registry admission!
Writers Guild of America: Best Comedy Adapted from Another Medium nominee!
Also, don’t miss:
Real Genius (1985) – directed by Martha Coolidge – July 14th & 15th!
Pet Semetary (1989) – directed by Mary Lambert – July 21st & 22nd!
Suburbia (1983) – directed by Penelope Spheeris – July 28th & 29th!