Erotic 80’s: Flashdance

Something happens when she hears the music... it's her freedom. It's her fire. It's her life.

Adrian Lyne


Sidewalk Film Center + Cinema

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Inspired and informed by the “Erotic 80s” season of film critic and historian Karina Longworth’s acclaimed podcast “You Must Remember This”, Sidewalk Cinema’s Erotic 80s film series highlights 10 influential and emblematic erotic thrillers featured in the series. Over the course of 12 podcast episodes Longworth investigates the cultural, social and political impact of the erotic thriller genre throughout the decade and beyond. The “Erotic 80s” film series presents the opportunity to catch zeitgeisty erotic thrillers on the big screen. The series can be viewed on its own, but is also intended as a companion to the award-winning podcast series, listen here:



Adrian Lyne


Don Simpson


Jennifer Beals, Michael Nouri, Sunny Johnson, Kyle T. Heffner, Cynthia Rhodes, Lee Ving


Keith Forsey


Jeffrey Hornaday