2019 SPECTRUM FILM FESTIVAL: WILD NIGHTS WITH EMILY

| 2018 | 1 hr 24 mins | | , , ,

Friday April 26, 2019


$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
Free for Teenagers
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Starring Molly Shannon

Presented by event sponsor CB Stark Jewelers

The poet Emily Dickinson’s persona, popularized since her death, has been that of a reclusive spinster – a delicate wallflower, too sensitive for this world. In this humorous drama, Molly Shannon captures the vivacious, irreverent side of Emily Dickinson that was covered up for years – most notably Emily’s lifelong romantic relationship with another woman (Susan Ziegler). After Emily’s death, a rivalry emerges when her brother’s mistress (Amy Seimetz) along with editor T.W. Higginson (Brett Gelman) published a book of Emily’s poems. Unique and surreal, WILD NIGHTS WITH EMILY sheds new light on the life one of our most celebrated poets.

"Wild Nights With Emily may be Olnek's most political film to date, one that could forever change the narrative of the world's most famous woman poet." - IndieWire

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