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Bechdel Tested: Women in Politics w/ ELECTION (1999)

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Revue Cinema

400 Roncesvalles Avenue

Toronto, ON M6R 2M9

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Bechdel Tested is back and we're thrilled to announce a long-anticipated edition of our feminist film and panel series: Women in Politics! We’ll be screening the '90s high school satire, Election, starring Reese Witherspoon.

Doors at 6:30PM | Panel at 7:00PM | Film at 8:00PM


ABOUT THE FILM

ELECTION
USA 1999 103min. 14A
Directed by Alexander Payne
Starring Reese Witherspoon, Matthew Broderick

Jim McAllister (Matthew Broderick), a well-liked high school government teacher, can't help but notice that successful student Tracy Flick (Reese Witherspoon) uses less than ethical tactics to get what she wants. When Tracy runs for school president, Jim feels that she will be a poor influence on the student body and convinces Paul, a dim-witted but popular student athlete, to run against Tracy. When she becomes aware of Jim's secret involvement in the race, a bitter feud is sparked.

ABOUT THE SERIES & PANEL

Preceding the film will be a panel discussion focusing on women in politics featuring some of the best and brightest minds in municipal, provincial, and federal politics (we’re so excited to announce these names, so stay tuned to hear about this stellar lineup!). We'll also have fabulous prizes, special cocktails by Swan Dive, and mingling with other cinephiles, politicos, and feminists!

Bechdel Tested is executive produced by Erica Shiner and co-produced by Michal Stein.

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