The world of film lovers might be divided into two groups:
those who adore the marvelous confections of Whit Stillman, and those who
deplore them as twee and pretentious. If you are fortunate enough to fall into
the first group, don't miss this screening of his latest, Damsels in Distress (2011).
In it, a quartet of co-eds attempt to liberate the somewhat backward Seven Oaks
University of male
chauvinism and existential despair by introducing a new dance craze. Don't
knock if you haven't tried it. Starring Greta Gerwig, back in indie mode. It
screens at the Brattle Theatre, 40
Brattle St, Cambridge
| Wednesday, August 22 @ 2:45 + 5 + 7:15 + 9:30 pm | $9.75; $7.75 students; $6.75 seniors |
617.876.6837 or brattlefilm.org.