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Growing Up Female (1971)

Focuses on the socialization of American females. It tells the story of six women and girls. The first film to emerge from the modern women's movement in the early 1970s.
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Focuses on the socialization of American females. It tells the story of six women and girls. The first film to emerge from the modern women's movement in the early 1970s.

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Women talk about their socialization. The first film of the modern women's movement.

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$3,000 (estimated)
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Why Women's Lib Had to Come About
15 November 2017 | by See all my reviews

11/15/17. I can see why this was a National Film Registry pick! Despite the grating voice of the off-screen interviewer, she did ask poignant questions, and women of the time got a chance to share their perceptions of what the female role in society was. You will probably see this as "so 1971." And, that is the whole point. This documentary captured was it was really like back then - the way women were viewed by society, men, and themselves. Aren't you glad times have changed?


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