Category Archives: Feminist

Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists? – Linda Nochlin (1971)

“‘Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?‘ is a 1971 essay by American art historian Linda Nochlin. It is considered a pioneering essay for both feminist art history and feminist art theory. In this essay, Nochlin explores the institutional … Continue reading

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Feminism in Latin America

Chilean women protest Pinochet “Feminism in Latin America is a collection of movements aimed at defining, establishing, and achieving equal political, economic, cultural, personal, and social rights for Latin American women. This includes seeking to establish equal opportunities for women … Continue reading

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Newsreel, Third World Newsreel and California Newsreel

TWN: El Pueblo se Levanta (Newsreel #63) The People Are Rising “Newsreel was a production and distribution company founded in 1967 in response to the political turmoil that surrounded the Vietnam war and the Civil Rights movement. Its mission was … Continue reading

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The Essential Ellen Willis (2014)

“… The Who is everything about the ’60s that we now like to repudiate as laughably naïve — everything about the ’60s that inspired [Ellen] Willis, a Bronx-born, Queens-raised Barnard grad, to leave her first marriage, become a writer and … Continue reading

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Women’s Liberation: The Next Great Moment in History Is Theirs – Vivian Gornick (Nov. 27, 1969)

“One evening not too long ago, at the home of a well-educated and extremely intelligent couple I know, I mentioned the women’s liberation movement and was mildly astonished by the response the subject received. The man said: ‘Jesus, what is … Continue reading

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Klute – Alan J. Pakula (1971)

“Often considered as the first part of the so-called Paranoia Trilogy, alongside subsequent The Parallax View (1974) and All the President’s Men (1976), Alan J. Pakula’s complex and misleading thriller Klute makes the most out of the opportunity to present … Continue reading

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Motor City Comics #1 – April, 1969

“In the spring of 1969 Crumb produced Motor City Comics #1, which introduces Lenore Goldberg, one of his strongest female characters to date. While she displays some of Crumb’s favorite physical attributes, such as muscular thighs and cheesecake cleavage, Goldberg … Continue reading

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