Wednesday, January 17, 2007

To Go: Focus on Female Directors, January 18 in L.A.

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To Go: Focus on Female Directors, January 18 in L.A.

We are all aflutter about seeing Zoe Cassavetes's short film Men Make Women Crazy Theory at tomorrow night's second annual Focus on Female Directors spectacular, probably because we're still holding onto early-90s suspicions that its stars (Donovan Leitch and Ione Skye) might be the most glamorous brother-sister team on the planet, and because lately we've been reminiscing about when we used to watch Allison Anders's Gas Food Lodging over and over and long for Donovan's eye makeup and Ione's red-and-white leather jacket.

At last year's Focus on Female Directors we most droolingly anticipated Sofia Coppola's first film, 1998's "Lick The Star" (although Gaelle Denis's beautiful and ridiculously happy-making City Paradise ended up really taking the cake). And now it's on YouTube so girls like us everywhere can indulge in nostalgia for preteen Flowers in the Attic obsessions and past fondness for way-too-dark lipstick and glittery eyeshadow.

Plus it's neat to see little glimpses of Virgin Suicides and Marie Antoinette imagery, and the songs by Free Kitten and The Amps still make us wanna jump all around the room. Here's part one:
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KA, January 17, 2007

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