Women's Studies: Films and Videos

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Caminos de Libertad

26 min., Media Network Society, 1993 - Rosa Brandt shares her story of spousal abuse and her frustration with the taboos placed on divorce in Spanish-speaking cultures. HV1445 C36 1993. VIDEO

Can Working Women Have It All?

28 min., Films for the Humanities & Sciences - Phil Donahue Show. A panel discusses the issues confronting today's working women. HQ759.48 .C3 1988

Captain Is a Lady

32 min., Carousel Films, 1983 - Presents a portrait of Grace Murray Hopper at 76, the oldest officer on active duty int he U.S. Armed services. Hopper, a captain in the U.S. Navy, left her professorship at Vassar to join the Navy Reserve where she helped usher in the computer age. FILM

Casting the First Stone

by Julie Gustafson, 1991, 54 min., Dist. by Women Make Movies - A segment of the Television Show Point of View, gives portraits of individuals on both sides of the abortion controversy in a small Pennsylvania town. HQ767.5.P4 C37 1991. VIDEO

A Century of Women

285 min., Turner Home Entertainment, 1994. Tells the story of women in the 20th Century -- how they lived, loved, worked, played and, most importantly, changed the course of American history. HV 6250.4.W65 C75 1998. VIDEO

La Chicana

22 min., InterAmerican Pictures, 1979 - Presents the traditional image of Mexican-American women: the nurturing mother who frees men to work, prepares the future labor force and preserves the culture. Also gives an overview of the role of women in Mexican history and the struggle of the Chicana against exploitation and for equality. FILM

Chicano Park

56 min., The Cinema Guild, 1989 - Tells the story of Barrio Logan and their struggles in San Diego, California to establish a central gathering place -- Chicano Park. Deals with Chicano culture by studying economic issues, racism, sexism (with special focus on Chicana artists). FILM

Children of Change

30 min., International Film Bureau, 1960-Discusses the problems faced by working mothers in caring for their children during working hours and also the problems and activities of the children in day care centers. Interviews with working mothers uncovering some of the reason for working and businessmen explaining the need for women in business industry. FILM

The Chilly Climate for Women in Colleges and Universities

1991, 28 min., University of Western Ontario - Lecture delivered at Texas Women's University on January 22, 1990, by Bernice Sandler, Director of the Project on the Status and Education of Women,Association of American Colleges. LC212.C475 1991. VIDEO

Choosing Children

45 min., Cambridge Documentary Films, 1985 - Provides an intimate look at the issues faced by women who become parents after coming out as lesbians. HQ75.53C4 1985. VIDEO

Christabel Pankhurst

58 min. PBS, 1988 - Emmeline Pankhurst's daughter follows in her mother's footsteps as she emerges as a youthful militant leader. Explores her opinions and ideology. JS3212.S56 1988 pt.4 VIDEO

Clara Bow: Discovering the "It" Girl

65 min., Kino on Video, 1999 - Features scenes from 25 of Clara Bow's films, as well as interviews with family members and acquaintances. PN1995.9.A26 C5 1999. VIDEO


24 min., Women Make Movies, 2002 - A documentary film about a teenage girl in Newcastle, England and her experiences as a lesbian. HQ75.5 .C55 2000. VIDEO

Contemporary Women Poets

29 min., PBS Video, Presents interviews with such poets as Marge Piercy and Audre Lorde. PS3562. O75 Z56 1970z. VIDEO

Count Me In: Educating Women for Science and Math

301 min., Women Educational Equity Act, 1978 -documentary of a comprehensive curricular/career program at Mills College in Oakland, CA, which has been designed to help women enter the scientific and technical fields. LC1756.C6. VIDEO

Crime to Fit the Punishment

46 min., First Run/Icarus Films, 1983 - Explores the background events and political atmosphere surrounding the making of the film, Salt of the Earth. This controversial film chronicles a strike in New Mexico by miners and the crucial role women played during this. This film was made in the context of McCarthyism and the Hollywood Blacklist. FILM

Crimes of Honor

44 min., First Run/Icarus Films, 1998. This is the story of women in Islamic culture who are killed by their male relatives because they are thought to have dishonored their families by engaging in unacceptable relationships with men or running away. HV6250.4.W65 C75 1998. VIDEO

The Cult of the Beautiful Body: Observations from the Plane of Body Consciousness

30 min., Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 1999. This program examines the cult of the body in Western society and how it has reduced today's courtship ritual to a one-dimensional experience based primarily on physical attraction. BF697.5.B63 C96 1999. VIDEO

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