Period Positivity Screening! My Girl w/The Period Purse


Fox Theatre Sat, Mar 23 3:30 PM
Film Info
Release Year:1991
Production Country:USA
Original Language:English
Cast/Crew Info
DIRECTOR:Howard Zieff
STARRING:Macaulay Culkin
Anna Chlumsky
Dan Aykroyd
Jamie Lee Curtis
Richard Masur


It’s that time of the month! Be a part of ending the stigma surrounding menstruation and join The Period Purse at the Fox Theatre for a period positive screening of My Girl (1991). Test your period knowledge with some trivia before the film starts and learn more about period poverty and menstrual equity advocacy in Toronto.

P.S. We’ll be running a mini product drive during the event, so bring along a donation of period products if you can! All products will go to support a local community partner in the East End.

About the Film:
Tomboy Vada Sultenfuss (Anna Chlumsky) has good reason to be morbid: her mother died giving birth to her, and her father (Dan Aykroyd) operates a funeral service out of their home. The other kids think she's a freak, and it certainly doesn't help that her best friend, Thomas J. Sennett (Macaulay Culkin), is a boy. To make matters worse, Vada is desperately in love with her English teacher, Mr. Bixler (Griffin Dunne). What's an 11-year-old girl to do?