Clare Grogan brings some female film power to Bo'ness Hippodrome
Altered Images singer and Gregory’s real girl Clare Grogan is to present a season of films directed by women at the historic Hippodrome in Bo’ness.
Mulit-talented Clare earned her place in movie immortality when she starred as the scheming – but well-meaning – Susan in Gregory’s Girl (1980).
The Scottish star has personally picked the four films featuring in this short Reel Women season – August 7 and August 12, Clueless (Amy Heckerling, 1995), August 14 and August 19, The Piano (Jane Campion, 1993), September 5 and September 9, For Sama (Waad al-Kateab, 2019) and September 19 and September 23, Babyteeth (Shannon Murphy, 2020).
Each film will be screened twice and preceded by a video introduction by Clare – recorded specially for the Hippodrome audience.
Clare said: “I am an absolute film enthusiast so I was delighted when the Hippodrome Bo’ness invited me to choose a small selection of my favourite films.”
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