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Gender & Women's Studies

Concerning Women.

In this film four women who made significant contributions to the education of the deaf are discussed: Alice Cogswell, Julia Brace, Eliza Boardman Clerc, and Sophia Fowler Gallaudet. c1993. 19 min.

Concerns of American Indian Women.

Dr. Connie Redbird Uri, of the Choctaw Cherokee Tribe, and Marie Sanchez, Chief Judge of the Northern Cheyenne, discuss problems of American Indian women such as poor health care, forced sterilization and lack of control over their own affairs. They also talk about the proposed installation of more coal gasification plants near Indian reservations. 1977. 29 min.

Corazon Aquino at the Greek Theater.

University of California, Berkeley welcomes Corazon Aquino, 1986 recipient of the Berkeley medal.

Cosmetic Advertising of the 60's

Ads: Fabulous fakes (2 adds)--Noxzema (7)--Yardley (3)-- Maybelline (4)--Cover Girl--Diamond Deb--First hand foam (3)--Pretty face--Coty cremestick--Avon (5)--Max Factor--Pacquins--Pond's--Fabulash--Desert flower (2)-- Chantilly perfume--Bourjois--Clairol (2)--Crepe de Chine--Sunbeam shavers--Ambush perfume--Hind's lotion-- Oh de London cologne--Tigresse & Brut--My Island cologne--Revlon Intimate--Tabu perfume--Hazel Bishop--Jergens lotion. 199?. 45 min.

Cosmetic Advertising of the 70's

Ads: Revlon (8 adds)--Avon (3)--Coty (2)--Flex conditioner--Oil of Olay (5)--Norell perfume--Aziza eye makeup (2)--Maxi lip gloss--Pantene shampoo--O.B.

Counter Parts.

A documentary film about Dora Van Vyken, a restaurant owner in Hoboken, New Jersey, and her long-time employee Helen Frierhock. 1990. 10 min.

Cover Girl Culture: Awakening the Media Generation

Filmmaker Nicole Clark, a former Elite International fashion model, calls for a necessary change: integrity and responsible media for our youth. An examination of how advertising and the cult of celebrity have deeply and negatively impacted teens and young women, the film pairs ads and footage from the catwalks with shocking interviews with editors from top fashion magazines.

Covered

Produced and directed by Tania Kamal-Eldin. This documentary examines the reasons behind the increased veiling occurring in Egypt. Intimate interviews set against a backdrop of compelling footage reveal the complex motives of women choosing to cover up. 1995. 30 min.

Related web sites: Women Make Movies catalog description

Covered Girls

Documentary offering a look at the real lives of three American Muslim teenage girls. The film documents the daily experience of Kiren who coaches her high school basketball team, Amnah who has a black belt in Karate, and Tavasha who is cutting a CD of original rap songs. Their traditional clothing allows them to understand prejudices and to speak out about their faith, especially after 9/11, when people spat upon, pushed and threatened them. They are quite happy that their dress allows men to look at them as people instead of as sex objects.

Crack in the Tube.

Humorously de-constructs some of the female roles represented on television with the underlying suggestion that a greater variety of visions and ovices ought to be possible. Multiple shorts- see Gladis using long display for individual titles. c1987. 90 min.

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