Goodbye to an Outlaw
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Goodbye to an Outlaw

We interviewed Jeanne Cordova at her home in LA during our first stint of filming for the Women & Film Project in October 2013. We never knew what to expect with our interviewees: would we accidentally dredge up painful memories; would I cause offence with my blundering amateurishness as an interviewer? But meeting Jeanne was like meeting … 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

Some useful audio-visual documents on the Civil Rights Movement
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Some useful audio-visual documents on the Civil Rights Movement

A PBS documentary on the Freedom Riders of the summer of 1961 A newsreel about the violence that erupted at the University of Mississippi after a black student attempted to register and the ensuing political wrangling between Kennedy and the state governor, Ross Barnett. Audio from phone conversation between Kennedy and governor Barnett Kennedy’s televised … Continue reading