publication . Article . 2017

Is it necessary to "be" a feminist to "make" feminist cinema? Icíar Bollaín and her cinematographic representation of gender.

Julia Cabrera Campoy;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Dec 2017 Journal: Investigaciones Feministas (issn: 2171-6080, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Universidad Complutense de Madrid
<p class="Normal1">Inequality between men and women in cinema has remained stable from its beginnings. Both behind the cameras and on-screen representation, women have been systematically invisible, underrepresented and objectified. Feminist efforts arose in the 1970s to visualize and subvert the existing power order, working through two axes: the critique on patriarchy and patriarchal cinema industry, and the development of feminist counter-cinema. Despite their efforts, women's situation has not been greatly improved. However, from the 90s a stream of female authors considered feminists by the critic disowning feminism has spread out. Their films are led by st...
free text keywords: Teoría feminista del cine, Contra-cine, Cine post-feminista, Postmodernismo, Icíar Bollaín., The family. Marriage. Woman, HQ1-2044, Women. Feminism, HQ1101-2030.7
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