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Women in Film 2016 | NUTS! by Penny Lane
NUTS! by Penny Lane / US / 79 min / 2016 / PG13
and wildly fun, NUTS! recounts the mostly-true story of John Romulus Brinkley,
an American who touted a cure for impotence that involved transplanting goat testicles into men. From there, the story only gets more
hand-drawn animated re-enactments, interviews, and archival footage, NUTS! traces Brinkley’s rise from
poverty and obscurity to the heights of celebrity, wealth, and influence.
About Penny Lane:
Penny Lane’s most
recent feature documentary film NUTS!
premiered at Sundance 2016, where it won a Special Jury Prize for Editing. Her
debut feature documentary Our Nixon
premiered at Rotterdam and it won the Ken Burns Award for “Best of the Festival”
at Ann Arbor. Lane was named one of Filmmaker Magazine’s “25 New Faces of
Independent Film” in 2012. She is currently a professor
in the Department of Art and Art History at Colgate University.
About Women in Film
Women in Film features the voices and verve of women in an arena that has been traditionally dominated by men. In celebrating the achievements of women working in the film industry, this edition of the programme highlights the career of acclaimed film editor Mary Stephen alongside short and feature-length documentaries by women filmmakers.
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