Feminists repelled by the apostle Paul’s sexist views will enjoy the six-part Italian series based loosely on the life of Italy’s first woman lawyer Lidia Poët. As played by Matilda DeAngelis, she is a self-confident woman with a clever mind a knowledge of advances in criminology, such as the value of fingerprints, unknown to the …
This fantasy based on the Barbie Doll satirizes the patriarchy as Barbie travels to the Real World & is transformed in the process.
The coming of age story of a lively Medieval girl who comes up with funny tricks to repulse the suiters her father brings so he can pay debts.
Female Genital Mutilation is seen through the eyes of a village girl, married & sent off to the UK where she finds an advocate & also discovers the practice is cultural, not at all advocated by Islam.
I just was privileged to see an hour-long version of this 90-minute Oscar-nominated documentary–and was highly impressed by the sisterhood of female Indian journalist upon whom it focuses. They face incredible pressure from their society–their families, the men they interview, the authorities whom they challenge. You can see the full version when Independent Lens shows …
Through the stories of 4 modern Tanzanian women the unequal struggle of women against patriarchy is explored.
The inspiring story of an orphan girl who becomes a chess prodigy, fighting against men who think a woman is an interloper.
The story of the 9to5 Movement that inspired the hit movie, that began in Boston & spread to Cleveland & beyond as female office workers struggled against great odds for equal pay, freedom from sexual harassment, respect, & other benefits.
In this filmed stage play Heidi Schreck shares her personal and family history in relationship to the use and misuse of the US Constitution from its beginnings, esp. in regard to women and gays.
A divorced mother, wanting her 14-year-old son to be a good man, asks for help from the young woman boarding in her house & a girl 2 years older than he who is in a Platonic relationship with him.