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An Independent Film Series

Experience the joy of film with friends and fellow cinephiles, as we share the best in independent movies, often first run and always the quality you have come to expect from Rocky Mountain Women’s Film!  

Join us each month in our “pop-up” theater at the Ivywild School.
Tickets can be purchased in advance for $15, or $20 at the door.

2024 Screening Dates:
April 2, May 7, June 4, July 9 and Aug 6.

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JUNE 4, 2024 | 7pm

Sponsored by The Barefoot Supper Club

COPA 71
Directed by:
James Erskine & Rachel Ramsay

 

It is August 1971. Football teams from England, Argentina, Mexico, France, Denmark and Italy are gathering at Mexico City’s sun-drenched Azteca Stadium. The scale of the tournament is monumental: lavish sponsorship, extensive TV coverage, merchandise on every street corner and crowds of over 100,000 hollering fans turn this historic stadium into ‘a cauldron of noise and heat’ match after match. A fawning media treat the players like rock stars. The atmosphere is reminiscent of the greatest moments in international footballing history.

 

But this is a tournament unlike anything that’s happened before. The players on the pitch are all women. And it’s likely you’ve never even heard of it. This is Copa 71, the unofficial Women’s World Cup. Dismissed by both FIFA and domestic football associations around the world, this event has been entirely written out of history. Until now.

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JULY 9, 2024 | 7pm

Sponsored by kathleen yasumura

THELMA
Directed by: Josh Margolin

 

When 93-year-old Thelma Post gets duped by a phone scammer pretending to be her grandson, she sets out on a treacherous quest across the city to reclaim what was taken from her.

Inspired by a real-life experience of writer-director Josh Margolin’s own centenarian grandmother, Thelma puts a clever spin on movies like Mission: Impossible, shining the spotlight on an elderly grandmother as an unlikely action hero. With affectionate humor, Margolin employs the familiar tropes of the action genre in hilarious, age-appropriate ways to tackle themes of aging, mortality, and human frailty. In the first leading film role of her over 70-year career, Oscar-nominated veteran character actor June Squibb portrays the strong-willed Thelma with grit and determination, demonstrating that she is more than capable of taking care of business — despite what her daughter Gail (Parker Posey), son-in-law Alan (Clark Gregg), or loving grandson Danny (Fred Hechinger) might believe.—BT

Available in person. Also available online for the public (January 25–28) and credentialed press and industry (January 24–28).

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Location

Ivywild School Gym
1604 S Cascade Ave
Colorado Springs, CO 80905

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We encourage you to come early and enjoy the food vendors offered at the Ivywild School marketplace.  When you’re done, grab a drink from the Principal’s Office and join us in the gym.  Check out the food and drink options here.

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