Women+Film Kickoff: Romantic Comedy | Denver Film Society | Elizabeth Sankey | United Kingdom

Women+Film Kickoff: Romantic Comedy

Elizabeth Sankey


EnglishUnited Kingdom201978 minDCP


No upcoming showtimes scheduled.


Screening Monday, March 9 at 7pm at the Sie FilmCenter

Join us for the official kickoff event for the Women+Film Festival - coming April 14-19 - and pick up the film program, grab your all-access pass and more! Admission includes a post-film reception in our Henderson-Withey Lounge.

Romantic Comedy is a feature documentary by British writer, musician and actor Elizabeth
Sankey that goes under the surface of our favourite films, seeking to better understand the way we
view love, relationships and romance. From It Happened One Night to Runaway Bride, from Doris Day to Cameron Diaz, and from clumsy meet cutes to rain-soaked declarations of love, these
films reflect our experiences and our hearts’ desires.
These films are hugely successful and loved deeply by many, but - being frequently dismissed as
guilty pleasures - they have avoided critical analysis. With the help of a chorus of writers, actors and
filmmakers including Jessica Barden (Fear Itself, Fish Story, Lasting Marks), and with original songs by her band Summer Camp,
Elizabeth embarks on a journey of investigation and self-discovery through a genre that continues to
shape our view of the world, and finds that it is just as comforting as it is problematic.

Romantic Comedy Trailer from Elizabeth Sankey on Vimeo.

Screenwriter: Elizabeth Sankey
Cast: Jessica Barden, Cameron Cook, Anne T. Donahue