Queering the Canon: SET IT OFF (1996) - NewFest

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Frustrated by a system stacked against them, four women join forces to pull off bank robberies in this electrifying drama.

Description

35mm screening

Frustrated by a system stacked against them, four women join forces to pull off bank robberies. Featuring an all-star cast including Jada Pinkett Smith, Vivica A. Fox, Kimberly Elise, and Academy Award nominee Queen Latifah as an iconic no-holds-barred butch lesbian. Full of exhilarating action set pieces, robust 90s soundtrack, and snappy dialogue, SET IT OFF is a powder-keg ode to reclamation and sisterhood.

Part of Queering the Canon: Besties



Guest introduction by Carmen Phillips

Director

F. Gary Gray

Writer

Takashi Bufford, Kate Lanier

Cast

Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith, Vivica A. Fox, Kimberly Elise, John C. McGinley, Blair Underwood

Showtimes

In-Person


7:00 PM - BAM

Virtual




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