UKY Film Festival

Friday, December 6, 2019 at 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Gatton Student Center, Worsham Cinema
Avenue of Champions, Lexington, KY


By Sophie Treadwell 

December 5 - 8, 2019 

"The Plot is the story of a woman who murders her husband - an ordinary young woman, any woman." 

So begins Sophie Treadwell's Expressionistic play about a woman’s monotonous life in the “machine” of industrialized capitalism.  An unflinching and poignant examination of the working class, Machinal tells its social commentary in an evocatively theatrical way – unafraid to dive into topics like homosexuality and abortion, this groundbreaking work premiered nearly a century ago and still resonates to the 21st century audience. 

Machinal is presented through special arrangement with The Roman Catholic Church Diocese of Tucson.


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