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Summary:Interviews with feminist leaders including Bell Hooks, Gloria Steinem, and Urvsahi Vaid are intercut with documentary sequences to explore the past and present status of the women's movement. Discussing the unique contributions of second wave feminism, they explore their racial, economic and ideological differences and shared vision of achieving equality for women. Introduces feminism's key themes while exposing the cultural fears underlying lesbian baiting, backlash, and political extremism.
Contributor:Colbert, Laurie
Cardona, Dominique
Ontario Film Development Corporation
Provider:Women Make Movies (Firm)
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States
Place of origin – Region:New York
Place of origin – Settlement:New York
Topical subjects:Feminism
Feminism -- Interviews
Genre:Documentary films
Credits:Producer, Laurie Colbert ; directors, Dominique Cardona & Laurie Colbert ; produced with the participation of Ontario Film Development Corporation ... [et al.]. Features: Mary Becker, Urvashi Butalia, Bell Hooks, Judy Rebick, Ailbhe Smyth, Gloria Steinem, Urvashi Vaid.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Women's Studies
Films@UM Browse terms:Women's Studies
Gender Studies
Collection:Films@UM
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