Screening the Femme Fatale (2017)

Femme Fatale Film Festival In the Spring, Summer and Fall of 2017 we are bringing the Femme Fatale back to the silver screen. Come see us in the following cities: May 2017 The Hague Femme Fatale & Film Noir Festival @ Nutshuis Cinema June 2017 Helmond cacaofabriek.nl September 2017 Leiden Bioscopenleiden.nl Other cities will be revealed…

The Fatal Fantasy (Introduction)

The Femme Fatale archetype has her footprints all over culture, throughout history. From ancient mythology to todays videogames. And the Film Noir version of the Femme Fatale is a specialized, socially relevant and easily identifiable class. The six fatal women I chose to write about belong in a time frame and to a specific genre,…

Phyllis Dietrichson in Double Indemnity

Phyllis’s play dates in Double Indemnity (1944): United States Pittsburgh Row House Cinema Sun Jul 23 United States Pittsburgh Row House Cinema Mon Jul 24 United States Pittsburgh Row House Cinema Tue Jul 25 United States Pittsburgh Row House Cinema Wed Jul 26 United States Ithaca Cornell Cinema Wed Jul 26 United States Pittsburgh Row…

Vivian Rutledge in The Big Sleep

Vivian’s play dates in The Big Sleep (1946): United States Pittsburgh Row House Cinema Sun Jul 23 United States Hamden Best Video Filmand Cultural Center Sun Jul 23 United States Pittsburgh Row House Cinema Mon Jul 24 United States Pittsburgh Row House Cinema Tue Jul 25 United States Pittsburgh Row House Cinema Wed Jul 26…

Diane T. Jessup in Angel Face

Diane’s play dates in Angel Face (1952): United States Nashville The Bellcourt Sun Jul 23 Canada Kingston The Screening Room Sun Jul 23

Vera in Detour

Vera’s play dates in Detour (1945): South Korea Seoul Cinematheque Seoul (K.A.C.T) Sun 23 Jul

Evelyn Mulwray in Chinatown

Evelyn’s play dates in Chinatown (1974): Scotland Edinburgh Filmhouse Cinema Wed 26 July United States Notre Dame Browning Cinema Wed 26 July Spain Barcelona Phenomena Wed 02 Aug United Kingdom London BFI Southbank Sun 6 Aug United Kingdom London BFI Southbank Thu 17 Aug United Kingdom London BFI Southbank Sun 27 Aug United Kingdom London BFI Southbank…

Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard

Norma’s play dates in Sunset Boulevard (1950): Canada St. George St. George Branch Wed Jul 26 United States Kansas Kansas Public Library Fri Aug 4 United States Santa Cruz Rio Theatre Tue Aug 8 United Kingdom London Regent Street Cinema Mon 07 Aug United States Portland Northwest Film Center Mon 28 Aug Netherlands Leiden Het…

Matty Walker in Body Heat

Matty’s play dates in Body Heat (1981): United States New York The Roxy Cinema Tribeca Sat 29 Jul

Annie Laurie Starr in Gun Crazy

Annie’s play dates in Gun Crazy (1950): Canada Toronto Toronto Film Society Mon Jul 31 Canada Vancouver The Cinematheque Thu Aug 10 Canada Vancouver The Cinematheque Sat Aug 12 Canada Vancouver The Cinematheque Sun Aug 13 Canada Toronto Carlton Cinema Mon 31 Aug Netherlands Leiden Het Kijkhuis Thu 21 Sep United States Glendale Central Library Sat…

Ellen B. Harland in Leave her to Heaven

Ellen’s play dates in Leave her to Heaven (1945): Netherlands Amsterdam Eye Film Institute Netherlands Fri 04 Aug Netherlands Amsterdam Eye Film Institute Netherlands Sat 12 Aug United States Los Angeles UCLA Film & Television Archive Sun 13 Aug Canada Toronto Carlton Cinema Mon 14 Aug

Gilda Mundson Farrell in Gilda

Gilda’s play dates in Gilda (1946): Australia Brisbane Lumen Room, Metro Arts Sun 6 Aug Canada Port Hope Capitol Theatre Fri 13 Oct