Girlfriends15

Directed by Claudia Weill | USA | 1978 | 1h 28m | Starring Melanie Mayron, Eli Wallach, Anita Skinner, Christopher Guest

When her best friend and roommate abruptly moves out to get married, aspiring artist Susan has to try to make ends meet all alone as a freelance photographer. An intelligently written and remarkably authentic vision of female relationships that has become an important touchstone for women filmmakers in American independent cinema.

Part of the Oxford International Women’s Festival’s Classic Film Season. Buy tickets to all six classics (in a single transaction) and get 20% off the total cost. 

Reviews

‘A little indie gem and lo-fi miracle whose emotional force catches you glancingly.’
★★★★★
Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian

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We showed Girlfriends between March 5, 2022 and March 6, 2022.

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