36th Annual VIRGINIA FILM FESTIVAL October 25-29, 2023

Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin

Ursula K. Le Guin

taken 11/8/13 in the EMU Ballroom, University of Oregon campus, by Jack Liu, professional photographer / Jack Liu with permission granted to Ursula K. Le Guin from Jack Liu, "Yes, please tell her it would be my pleasure to grant permission to use the image." (via email 10/15/14)

This feature documentary explores the remarkable life and legacy of the late feminist author Ursula K. Le Guin. Le Guin, who passed away in early 2018 at the age of 88, was best known for her groundbreaking science fiction and fantasy works such as A Wizard of Earthsea and The Dispossessed, and played a large role in getting the mainstream to embrace fantasy literature. Director Arwen Curry traces Le Guin’s intimate journey of self-discovery as she comes into her own as a major feminist author, opening new doors for the imagination and inspiring generations of women and other marginalized writers along the way. Discussion with director Arwen Curry


Sunday, November 4


7:30 PM


Violet Crown 5

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Film Info

Director: Arwen Curry.

Runtime: 67 min.

Genre: Documentaries

Year: 2018

Country: USA

Language: English

Featuring: Ursula K. Le Guin, Margaret Atwood, Michael Chabon, Samuel Delany, Karen Joy Fowler, Molly Gloss, Charles Le Guin, Vonda McIntyre.