Women's Studies: Films and Videos

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Fable of He and She

11 min., Learning Corporation of America, 1974 - Looks at gender stereotyping through creative clay animation. Creates a story of the interactions between the "Hardybars and Mushamels" and the traditional division of labor among them. FILM

Faith Even to Fire: The Nuns for Social Justice

Three nuns vision for social justice and their conflict with the established Catholic Church. BX4220 U6 F35 1991. VIDEO

Faith Ringgold: The Last Story Quilt

28 min., Home Vision, 1991 - A profile of the life and work of Faith Ringgold, noted Afro-American woman artist who specializes in painting on quilts and other cloth surfaces. N6538.N5 F34 1991. VIDEO

Family Ties

(The Arabs: A Living History) 57 min., Landmark Films, 1985 - looks at a large, extended Jordanian family living in Amman. Presents women who have differing views from traditional one of the roles of wives and mothers. DS 37.7 A63 1985z Pt.9. VIDEO

The Famine Within

Direct Cinema Limited, 1990- Film about body image, sex role, mental health and psychology of women. BF697.5.B63 F36 1990. VIDEO

The Farmer's Wife

375 min 3 videocassettes, PBS Home Video, 1998 - David Sutherland's film of a young Nebraska farm couple tells a compelling love story while portraying the very difficult economic hardships that face young farmers. HD8039 F32 U63 1998 Media

Fast Food Women

29 min., Appalshop Film & Video, 1991 - Examines the working conditions of women working in fast food restaurants in eastern Kentucky. TX945 .F37 1991. VIDEO

Feminist Visions of the Future

50 min., University of Chicago, 1980 - interviews many people to see the future of feminism as seen in the early 1980's. These interviews include - Phyllis Birkley, architect; Dorothy Bryant, novelist; Z. Budapest, High Priestess-author; Baba Copper, futurist; Dr. Mary Daly, philosopher-author; Mary Beth Edelson, artist; Dr. Warren Farrell,, author-men's liberationist; and Barbara Hammer, film maker, among others. HQ1233.F45. VIDEO

Film about a Woman Who...

105 min.,First Run/Icarus Films, 1974 - Feature film by Yvonne Rainer which examines the conflicts of emotional life in contrast to the appearances of everyday life. FILM

First Comes Love

By S Friedrich, 1991, 22 min., Dist. by Women Make Movies - "Captures the emotional ambiguities of a cultural event [marriage] with which everyone is familiar, but from which many are excluded." K3242.3 F57 1991. VIDEO

First Lady of the World: Eleanor Roosevelt

25 min., ACI Media, 1974 - Presents a biographical and character study which is illustrated with still photos nd motion picture footage. Looks at the life situations and attitudes which made this woman, whose husband was Franklin D. Roosevelt, and her own history so much a part of world history. FILM

Five Girls (5 Girls)

113 min., Women Make Movies, 2001 - Follows five young teenage girls going to schools in Chicago. Looks at their family life, their behavior at home and school, and their friendships and other relationships. HQ777 .A13 2001. VIDEO

Flesh and Paper

By Pratibha Parmar, 1990, 26 min., Dist. by Women Make Movies - "Weaves a sensual tapestry of the life and writing of Indian lesbian poet and writer, Suniti Namjoshi." PR9499.3.N258 Z465 1990. VIDEO

Fly Girls

57 min., Boston: WGBH Educational Foundation, [distributed by] PBS Home Video, 1999 - Drawing on archival footage, rarely seen home movies, and interviews with the participants themselves, FLY GIRLS tells the fascinating story of the Women's Airforce Service pilots (WASP). D790 .F57 1999. VIDEO

For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide, When the Rainbow Is Enuf

78 min., The Broadway Theatre Archive, [2000?] - A "choreopoem" that portrays the visions and frustrations of six young women who are trying to come to terms with themselves and with being African-American. PN1997 .F67 2000. VIDEO

Four Little Girls (4 Little Girls)

102 min., New York : HBO Home Video, 2000 - The Birmingham Campaign was launched in 1963. Martin Luther King Jr. and other activists were soon jailed, but it was the participation of the children that advanced the momentum of the Birmingham movement. Because the 16th St. Baptist Church was close to the downtown area, it was an ideal location to hold rallies and meetings. On Sunday morning, Sept. 15, 1963, dynamite planted by the Ku Klux Klan, exploded in the building. Under the fallen debris, the bodies of four girls were found. F334.B69 A24 2000. VIDEO

Four Women of Egypt

90 min., National Film Board of Canada, 1997 - Four Egyptian women who are Muslim, Christian, Jewish, and non-religious share similar goals about human dignity and social justice. While they remain friends, each adopts an approach different from the others. HM132.5 F68 1997 VIDEO.

The Fourth World Conference on Women: To Empower Women: The Beijing Platform for Action

28 min., Off Center Video, 1996 - About the Beijing World Conference on Women featuring Bella Abzug. GN 479.7 F69 Video.

Framing Lesbian Fashion

58 min., Wolfe Video, 1992 - Explores how changes in lesbian identity are reflected in dress codes. HQ75.5 E83 1992. VIDEO

Fresh Blood: A Consideration of Belonging

54 MIN., New York,NY: Women make movies, c1996- A documentary about Jewish racialized identity, Arab/Jewish dichotomies and the ways these come together in Iraqi Jewish culture, and the personal implications of the policies if Palestine and of the Jewish holocaust. DS143.F747 1996 VIDEO

Frida Kahlo: Portrait of an Artist

62 min., Home Vision, 1983 - documentary about her life and work during the Mexican Renaissance in the 1920's and 1930's. ND259.K33 F74 1983. VIDEO

Funny Ladies: A Portrait of Women Cartoonists

46 min., New Day Films, 1991 - Brief history of women cartoonists and a close look at such comic strips as Brenda Star, Cathy, Sylvia, and Ernie Pook's comeek. NC1425 .F86 1991. VIDEO

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