Tag Archives: Film

How To Be An Active, And Activist, Film Spectator

April 9th, 2019

It’s an overwhelming time to be an activist. Everybody’s requesting campaign donations, signatures for petitions and phone calls to Congress. There are meetings, marches and peaceful protests to attend. There are pins to wear, MONEY TO STAMP and justice to be served. It’s exhausting, not to mention a whole lot of work. Fortunately, there’s a […]

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What Feminism Isn’t: Myth #6

March 28th, 2019

Last, yet anything but least in our feminism mythbusting quest, I want to explore big fat myth #6, perhaps the most detrimental one to the Women’s Movement. Myth #6: Feminism Isn’t Feminism Without Intersectionality Early on, we explored the MEANING OF FEMINISM and how class, sexual and racial divides have led to distrust and vexation […]

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What Feminism Isn’t: Myth #5

March 26th, 2019

On the flip side of demonizing femininity, as covered with MYTH #4, some filmmakers equate feminism with exploiting female incompetence and messiness, often times in ways considered more acceptable, or at least forgivable, in males—like, for example, incorporating graphic depictions of bowel movements in the name of so-called equality. I beg to disagree. #5 Feminism […]

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