USA 1995, 104 min, Dir: Rachel Talalay
Spend an evening with Rachel Talalay as she introduces the film and hosts a live Q&A following the screening.
After a comet disrupts the rain cycle of Earth, the planet has become a desolate, barren desert by the year 2033. With resources scarce, Kesslee has taken control of the water supply. Unwilling to cower under Kesslee’s tyrannical rule, a pair of outlaws known as Tank Girl and Jet Girl rise up, joining the mysterious rebel Rippers to destroy the corrupt system.
Stick around and catch another of Rachel’s films, Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare, at 9:45PM. Those who purchase tickets to both screenings will receive a free small popcorn during Tank Girl.
Tank Girl at 6:45PM
Q&A at 8:45PM
Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare at 9:45PM
Rachel Talalay’s eclectic career spans four decades of directing and producing. Her resume includes directing Tank Girl, Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare, Ghost in the Machine, Wind in the Willows and more than 75 hours of television in the US, UK and Canada. She is best known for her work on Doctor Who, Sherlock, and multiple episodes of American television including American Gods, Marvel’s Iron Fist, DC’s Doom Patrol, Quantum Leap, Riverdale, The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, SuperGirl, Legends of Tomorrow, and The Flash. Her producing history is equally varied: from Hairspray (1988) and Cry-Baby, to the Nightmare on Elm Street franchise (parts 3 and 4), to The Borrowers.
Co-presented with FAVA. FAVA members can purchase a discounted $8 ticket at the door with proof of membership.