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Women's History Month film series discussion

Date:
Saturday, March 06, 2021
Time:
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Event Type:
Teach-In
Organizer/Author:
David Giesen
Email:
Phone:
415-948-4265
Location Details:
ZOOM. Please inquire for zoom code, which is here purposefully hidden to discourage "bombers."

Women’s History Month discussion seminar
Featuring four films with women in agency, viewed via Youtube

Syllabus

All discussion sessions will transpire on Saturday mornings, 9-10 am Pacific Time.
It is expected that participants will have viewed the YouTube-accessible film prior to its discussion.

Inquire by email or phone (see above) for ZOOM access code

March 6, 2021 - Pinky (1949), directed by Elia Kazan
A light-skinned African-American negotiates assimilation-temptation, male-paternalism, race bigotry, the court system, love of money, and her own prejudices. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P6X-uCP_1c0



March 13, 2021 – Not Wanted (1949) directed by Elmer Clifton and Ida Lupino
A scantly merciful set of should-be life tutors leave a young woman ill-prepared to make sound choices, but she does anyway.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qmlMWqRKokk&t=75s


March 20, 2021 – Medea filmed stage performance of the Euripides play
A fully functional human being objects to being anything but a full partner in mortal life’s procession.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OdtDeZZ4RPk


March 27, 2021 – Swamp Women (1956) Roger Corman
Three women refuse to be marginalized by the whole [s]he-bang of society bent on containing their cost/benefit analysis of freedom.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LD9iyvmdAWk
Added to the calendar on Mon, Mar 1, 2021 8:22PM
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