Women’s film festivals
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Women’s film festivals

I’m currently working on a chapter about the first women’s film festivals that took place in the 1970s. I previously wrote about the very first one, The First International Festival of Women’s Films, for my MA. At the time, I interviewed its director, Kristina Nordstrom, in LA, as well as the filmmaker Amalie Rothschild, who … Continue reading

An Update from The Women & Film Project
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An Update from The Women & Film Project

It’s 2016 so we thought we’d better give you an update of how we got on in 2015. After our #feministAdventures in New York in April, we’ve been working away, researching, reading, editing, watching, thinking, experimenting, talking, sharing and trying hard not to procrastinate (too much). Despite having lots of projects to juggle and geographical … Continue reading

Kate Millett, women’s film and video and French feminism
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Kate Millett, women’s film and video and French feminism

Just had to watch the rest of this amazing interview with Simone de Beauvoir which I saw a bit of today at Debout! Feminist Activism and the Moving Image in France and Beyond, the last in a mini marathon of feminist research events that took place this week, including the Flying conference on Kate Millett. … Continue reading

…and really sad I’ll be missing this!
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…and really sad I’ll be missing this!

Please register for the conference by clicking on the registration link in the sidebar. Despite its immense achievements, the women’s liberation movement of the late 1960s and early 1970s has been minimally documented in print or on film. In recent years, however, celebrations of the movement’s accomplishments have proliferated and new films have revived interest … Continue reading