On Saturday March 17th, Peaches Christ brings you her long-time favorite action hero, Blaxploitation queen, and Woman-In-Prison superstar: the incomparable Hollywood legend Pam Grier!
For one night only, the Castro Theatre rolls out the red carpet for this icon of American cinema for an evening of two Grier classics and live entertainment. Aside from a brand new soul-tastic number from Peaches Christ and the Midnight Mass Players, Pam Grier herself will appear onstage for the ultimate Peaches interview and audience Q&A. During the screening of Peaches’ favorite Pam movie, Coffy, Ms. Grier will be in the Castro Theatre’s mezzanine for signings and photographs. Prepare yourselves for the definitive Pam Grier Tribute!
Audiences are also invited to embrace their inner kick-ass-feminist by dressing up and competing in the Soul Mama Costume Contest with prizes supplied by Peaches Christ Productions and the evening’s co-sponsors, Good Vibrations and Amoeba Music. Whether it’s busting out your lime green, plunging neckline cat suits, lacing up your knee boots, or pulling out your black leather hip-huggers, don’t forget to bring along the sawed-off shotgun.
COFFY (1973, Jack Hill) Pam Grier stars as Coffy, a nurse whose younger sister gets involved in drugs and is severely injured by contaminated heroin. Coffy sets out on a mission of vengeance and vigilante
justice, killing drug dealers, pimps, and mobsters who cross her path.