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Feminists: What Were They Thinking? (2018)

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In 1977, a book of photographs captured an awakening - women shedding the cultural restrictions of their childhoods and embracing their full humanity. Feminists: What Were They Thinking? ... See full summary »

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Johanna Demetrakas
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Credited cast:
Laurie Anderson ... Herself
Phyllis Chesler Phyllis Chesler ... Herself
Judy Chicago ... Herself
Funmilola Fagbamila Funmilola Fagbamila ... Herself
Jane Fonda ... Herself
Sally Kirkland ... Herself
Wendy J.N. Lee Wendy J.N. Lee ... Herself
Meredith Monk ... Herself
Michelle Phillips ... Herself
Margaret Prescod Margaret Prescod ... Herself
Cheryl Swannack Cheryl Swannack ... Herself
Lily Tomlin ... Herself
Marej Vaj Marej Vaj ... Herself
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In 1977, a book of photographs captured an awakening - women shedding the cultural restrictions of their childhoods and embracing their full humanity. Feminists: What Were They Thinking? revisits those photos, those women and those times - and takes aim at our current culture revealing all too vividly the urgent need for continued change. The film offers candid and riveting interviews with women such as Jane Fonda, Gloria Steinem, Lily Tomlin and Judy Chicago tackling topics ranging from identity, abortion, race, childhood and motherhood. A Netflix original documentary directed by Johanna Demetrakas.

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12 October 2018 (USA) See more »

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Feministas: O Que Elas Estavam Pensando? See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA

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Women's stories told from the source
16 October 2018 | by Natron00See all my reviews

This film requires no direction and no script. Women tell the stories that happened to them as they were growing up and what is happening currently. This is a documentary about women by women and it is what is it. There is no contradicting what happened to these people and the stories speak for themselves. Women are not yet equal in society and it used to be even worse. Despite the progress the fight needs to continue because of the attitudes towards women expressed in the film and the very reviews from this website.

This happened! This is happening! Women have not been able to vote for 100 years!


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