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

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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According to an article in the NEW YORK TIMES, the French film CUTIES is so offensive to the delicate sensibilities and morality of some in the Congressional leadership, that several members have demanded Netflix remove it from their selection or else risk an investigation from the Justice Department. Worse, Netflix has now been indicted by […]

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