Q Night at the Movies features The Handmaid's Tale 03/28

Posted on Mar 23, 2020

Q Night at the Movies presents the dystopian drama The Handmaid's Tale starring Nastasha Richardson, Faye Dunaway, Aidan Quinn and Robert Duvall with a screenplay by Harold Pinter. Before the film hear the stories of two strong female Hollywood players: actor Barbara Stanwyck and writer Nora Ephron. After the movie tales of female struggle and triumph continue as we take a look at women suffragists and musicians. It all starts at 7 p.m. Saturday on Q.

Hollywood Idols at 7 p.m. Actress Barbara Stanwyck's talent is displayed through her work in Annie Oakley, Sorry, Wrong Number and The Thorn Birds; interviewees include Robert Wagner, Charlton Heston, Ricardo Montalban, Robert Stack and Aaron Spelling.

On Story at 7:30 p.m. Writers Tess Morris and Scott Neustadter discuss the impact of Nora Ephron's films and the impact her writing has had on their own work.

Feature Film The Handmaid's Tale at 8 p.m. Based on a book by Margaret Atwood.

A Tale of Two Sisters The Pankhurst Sisters at 9:50 p.m. Thousands of women gave their all to the suffrage movement, but for Christabel and Sylvia their own sisterhood would be strained to the point of breaking.

Sharon Isbin: Troubadour at 10:35 p.m. The musical journey of Grammy Award-winning classical guitarist Sharon Isbin, from her early studies to the challenges of working in a male-dominated field.

Keeper of the Beat: A Woman's Journey Into the Heart of Drumming at 11:33 p.m. Barbara Borden, a 67-year-old drummer, composer and teacher, shares her life's story.