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Gender & Women's Studies

[Beauvoir, Simone de] Simone de Beauvoir, une femme actuelle: 1908-1986 / Pourquoi je suis feministe?

A biography of the French existentialist philosopher, public intellectual, and social theorist, Simone de Beauvoir who wrote novels, essays, and monographs on philosophy, politics, and social issues. 2007 52 min. Pourquoi je suis feministe? Presents an in-depth interview with Simone de Beauvoir filmed in 1975. 1975, 50 min Special feature: emission "Premier plan" : une entrevue avec Simone de Beauvoir (1959, 40 min) In French with German subtitles.

[Beyond] Killing Us Softly: The Impact of Media Images on Women and Girls

A documentary about the fight against the toxic and degrading messages to women and girls that dominate the media. The film presents the leading authorities in the fields of psychology of women and girls, eating disorders, gender studies, violence against women, and media literacy -- and focuses their ideas on practical solutions and the best tactics for reclaiming our culture. Produced and directed by Margaret Lazarus [and] Renner Wunderlich. 2000. 2000. 34 min.

[Campion, Jane] The Films of Jane Campion.

Peel concerns a family outing in Australia which results in an intrigue of awesome belligerence. Passionless Moments is a series of ten short, whimsical films portraying the inner world of ordinary people. A Girl's Own Story concerns girlhood, Beatlemania, and growing up in the sixties. c1995. 49 min.

[Promise Keepers] The Making of a Godly Man. (Conference1997, June 13-14: Washington, DC).

Highlights of the music and messages of the 1997 Washington D.C. Christian conference for men. Pt. 1 provides opening commentary on what it means to be a Christian man in today's society. See Religion videography for complete listing of contents

[Toni Morrison] A World of Ideas with Bill Moyers.

Moyers talks with Morrison about how the invented world of fiction connects with life, about the inner city, the liberation of love and motherhood, the new world black woman who defies the master narrative. 1990. 60 min.

[Toni Morrison] Charlie Rose.

Charlie Rose interviews Nobel and Pulitzer prize winning author Toni Morrison, discussing her new book, "Paradise", her life, and her views on America and the issues facing the country. Episode number and air date from cassette label. Broadcast Jan. 19, 1998. 58 min.