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On alternating weeks, Amy will review individual films through a feminist lens.

Watching the four episodes that comprise the documentary ALLEN V. FARROW is a wrenching experience, offering a searing indictment not only of Allen, but also the society, media and investigative agencies that allowed him to evade punishment for possible crimes. Allen and his enablers understood the cultural landscape that existed at that time and that […]

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What do we expect of our female leaders? Is it an unfair expectation that a female in a position of power be more sensitive to the issue of racial discrimination than a male counterpart? And does the experience of systemic gender discrimination influence women to be more prone to champion the causes of oppressed or […]

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Women come into power and prominence in a myriad of ways. The three historically significant women profiled in season four of the Netflix series THE CROWN achieved greatness through a combination of the accident of birth, a doomed marriage and a conquering of the political arena. Their impressive reign of influence had an impact on […]

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