VBAFF 2021: Girls With Guts
3:00pm - Monday, Oct 11, 2021
The new Vancouver women in horror documentary GIRLS WITH GUTS (formerly working title "Vancouver Video Vixens") by emerging Vancouver filmmaker Becca Kozak (2021, 68 minutes) will introduced by the director, screened and followed by a Gigi Saul Guerrero moderated Q&A with the director and Vancouver-based women horror directors featured in the film.
Monday, October 11
Doors 2:30 pm | Movie 3:00 pm *Start time subject to change. Please arrive on time.
Ticket $15 | $15 at the door
Becca Kozak’s GIRLS WITH GUTS explores post-modern feminism through interviews with primarily Vancouver area Canadian horror movie directors. In Carol Clover’s seminal
academic paper on feminism in slasher movies (which ended up in her book "Men, Women and Chainsaws"), she suggested what was original viewed as a misogynistic format was actually a much more subversive feminist arena with final girls emasculating the killer male force in the narratives. Now we get to see how far that path goes deep into the dark genre woods, with a coven of filmmakers that are conjuring up some very sick and terrific s**t, as it’s
all murder, guts, and fun with this punk-style documentary.
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