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#IWD2016 Book review: political animals: the new feminist cinema by Sophie Mayer

Mayer, Sophie (2016) #IWD2016 Book review: political animals: the new feminist cinema by Sophie Mayer. LSE Review of Books (07 Mar 2016). Website.

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Looking for more films that pass the Bechdel Test? Political Animals: The New Feminist Cinema is a fiercely political overview of a new generation of feminist filmmakers from Sophie Mayer. Turning its attention away from commercial film, this book offers an alternative narrative for understanding contemporary feminist cinema beyond the mainstream. Although the number of films covered – nearly 500 – prevents more detailed analysis of individual examples, Sofia Ropek Hewson salutes this comprehensive introduction to feminist cinema, which should contribute significantly to the watchlists of those interested in contemporary film, gender and feminism.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2016 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Date Deposited: 13 Apr 2016 13:22
Last Modified: 21 Aug 2021 23:22

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