Women's Studies Videos at Lilly Library: A Selected Videography
- Don Juan, ou Si Don Juan Etait une Femme (1973)
- VC 2300
An adaptation of the "Don Juan" myth, but with a feminine
- Helen Frankenthaler (1977)
- MP C298 LSC (16mm; request from Library Service Center)
Biographical documentary on this woman artist. Focus is on the
integration of the artist's life and work as a revelation of the
- Inside Women Inside (1978)
- VC 8972
Female inmates discuss the problems of life in prison.
- Judy Chicago/Diane Gelon (1976)
- VC 8915
Chicago and Gelon, interviewed by Kate Horsfield, discuss their
3-part feminist work "The Dinner Party", which consists of a musuem
exhibition, book, and TV program that commemorate 100 women who
have contributed to the feminist struggle.
- A Minor Altercation (1976)
- VC 10644
Depicts a fight between two high school girls, one black and one
white, over a class assignment. Shows both girls being suspended
from school, and the reactions of their families and friends to the
- Mother of Many Children (1977)
- VC 11723
Canadian Indian women discuss their attempts to preserve native
ways of life and their problems with discrimination.
- Sexism, Stereotyping & Hidden Values (1978)
- MP C150 LSC (16mm; request from Library Service Center)
Uses interviews and scenes in school classrooms to identify forms
of undesirable stereotyping, with emphasis on sexism. Recommends
ways educators can help students avoid forming sex role
stereotypes, such as encouraging boys and girls to take classes
which were originally limited to one sex or the other, and leading
class discussions to identify and dispel traditional stereotypes.
Includes interviews with authors Nancy Reeves and Stephanie Waxman,
and with a number of educators. Designed for inservice training of
teachers, counselors and school administrators.
- Simone de Beauvoir (1978)
- VC 3060
In interviews the author recounts her life and the development of
her thought and writing. Includes historical still and motion
- Simplemente Jenny (1977)
- VC 3187
Documentary on condition of women in Latin America.
- Some American Feminists (1977)
- VC 11841
Interviews and newsreel footage place the American feminist
movement in an historical perspective. Six of the women who gave
impetus to the movement discuss those issues that most concern
- Taking Our Bodies Back: the Women's Health Movement
- VC 11117
Documents the development of the women's health movement. Shows how
women are learning self-help treatments for simple health problems,
and tells how many women are turning to women's health groups for
advice and treatment.
- To Be a Woman and a Writer (1976)
- VC 4735
Discusses social conditions that prevented women from publishing
their writings until the 19th century. Examines concerns of women
writers in the 20th century. Includes excerpts from such well-known
writers as Charlotte and Emily Bronte, Jane Austen, Louisa May
Alcott, Anne Sexton, Adrienne Rich, and Virginia Woolf.
- Womanhouse (1972)
- VC 8701
Art created by the women who lived and worked in Womanhouse, the
Feminist Art Program of the California Institute of the Arts,
1971-72. Features Judy Chicago and Miriam Schapiro.
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