FLYING: CONFESSIONS OF A FREE WOMAN AT THE FILM FORUM
BEFORE ITS EXCLUSIVE TWO WEEKS ENDS ON TUESDAY JULY 17TH!!
DISCUSSIONS WITH FILMMAKER/SUBJECT JENNIFER FOX AFTER MOST
FILM FORUM SCREENING INFO
Weds July 4th Tues July 17th, 2007
209 West Houston St., NYC 10014 212-727-8112
PART 1: MON/WED/FRI/SAT at 1:15pm & 8:15pm, TUES/THURS/SUN at 5:
PART 2: MON/WED/FRI/SAT at 5:00pm, TUES/THURS/SUN at 1:15pm & 8:
READ THIS GREAT REVIEW FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES:
NEW YORK TIMES MOVIE REVIEW | 'FLYING: CONFESSIONS OF A FREE
"Talking About Her Issues, Taking Them on the Road"
July 4, 2007
By JEANNETTE CATSOULIS
For most people, one therapist is enough; for Jennifer Fox, a
Manhattan filmmaker in her 40s,
exploring what she cheerfully calls her messed-up self required
a bit more input.
In Flying: Confessions of a Free Woman, Ms. Fox takes her issues
on the road,
soliciting advice from female friends in more than a dozen
In the process, she learns that she is not unique.
Part personal diary, part transglobal slumber party, Flying is a
six-hour exploration of modern
womanhood humming with talk of men. During kitchen-table chats and
women as diverse as an Egyptian journalist and an Indian civil
rights lawyer struggle to
control their finances and their fertility.
Turning narcissism inside out, Ms. Fox uses her own romantic
crisis a rocky impasse
between a married South African lover and a sweet Swiss boyfriend
sometimes hilariously, with women whose choices are far less
luxurious. Her humility
is the films strength; employing a technique she calls passing
the filmmaker shares point of view to create a living
By turns playful, sexy, tragic and contemplative, Flying is an
about sexuality and sisterhood. And if that makes the average
mans eyeballs roll,
all the more reason for his honey to buy him a ticket.