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Born in Flames
A film by Lizzie Borden

80 minutes, fiction, color, English, 1983

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The movie that rocked the foundations of the early Indie film world, this provocative, thrilling and still-relevant classic is a comic fantasy of female rebellion set in America ten years after the Second American Revolution. When Adelaide Norris, the black radical founder of the Woman’s Army, is mysteriously killed, a diverse coalition of women - across all lines of race, class, and sexual preference - emerges to blow the System apart.

Featuring early cameos by Kathryn Bigelow and Eric Bogosian.


"Funny, gutsy, inspiring!" - MS. Magazine

"By turns humorous, satirical and deadly earnest. A still-potent artifact of political commitment." - LA Weekly

"A funny, futuristic, feminist sci-fi drama...far more sophisticated than mere propaganda." - Los Angeles Herald Examiner

"A radical feminist wonder!" - Variety

"Part Sci-Fi Fantasy, Part Feminist Adventure Story!" - Philadelphia Enquirer

"Thrilling, explosive… still potent after all these years." - Paper Magazine


Read the interview with Lizzie Borden on ieweekly.com

  Buy the poster from Posteritati

Disc Features

●  Interview with the Director

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